Bryn Gandy
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Bryn Gandy

Ministry of Transport / Te Manatū Waka

Deputy chief executive, system strategy and investment

  • Previously deputy chief executive, strategy, governance and people at the Ministry of Defence, leading improvement of long-range strategy and policy advice, as well as a $20 billion capital programme.
  • In former roles, led agency and sector policy and strategy initiatives, and was an IPANZ supreme award winner for business transformation.
  • Has held senior roles in health, internal affairs, justice, social and children’s sectors.
  • A public service Leadership Fellow in 2009 and has co-led the design and delivery of award-winning leadership programmes.


Ministry of Social Development / Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora
General Manager, Ministerial and Executive Services, Chief Executive Advisor
Mar 2002 - Apr 2005
Ministry of Social Development / Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora
General Manager, Client Advocacy and Review, Associate Deputy Chief Executive, Corporate and Governance
Oct 2006 - Mar 2012
Ministry of Justice / Tāhū o te Ture
Director, Office of the Deputy Secretary, Legal & Operational Services, Director, Chief Executives Office
Mar 2012 - Feb 2013
Ministry of Defence / Manatū Kaupapa Waonga
Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy, Governance and People, Director, Strategy and Governance
Feb 2013 - Sep 2017
Ministry of Transport / Te Manatū Waka
Deputy Chief Executive, System Strategy and Investment
Oct 2017 - Present

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