Deborah Malcolm
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Deborah Malcolm

Ministry for Women / Manatū Wāhine

Director, policy (social wellbeing)

  • Leads policy advice on social wellbeing, including women in leadership and business, unpaid work, and violence prevention.
  • Has a strong policy background, including policy work for the Families Commission and Ministry of Social Development.
  • Holds an MA from the University of Essex and a BA from Victoria University.


Ministry of Social Development / Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora
Policy Analyst
Aug 1996 - Oct 2004
Ministry of Social Development / Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora
Service Development Senior Analyst
Oct 2004 - Sep 2005
Ministry of Social Development / Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora
Acting Team Manager
Sep 2005 - Aug 2006
Families Commission
Knowledge and Policy Manager, Centre for Family and Whanau Knowledge, Acting Director, Knowledge Centre
Oct 2012 - Aug 2014
Ministry for Women / Manatū Wāhine
Principal Policy Analyst
Aug 2014 - Present

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