Gayle Holmes
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Gayle Holmes

Environmental Protection Authority / Te Mana Rauhī

General manager, compliance, monitoring and enforcement

  • Appointed hazardous substances manager at EPA January 2017.
  • After emigrating in 2006, managed the Good Laboratory Practice and worked in food and environmental forensics, and for a food safety laboratory.
  • Held logistics and operational management roles in translational science and commercialisation.
  • Study director at Inveresk Research, UK.
  • Early career at an independent laboratory testing North Sea oil rig samples.
  • Holds a Bachelor of science (Hons) in applied biosciences and chemistry from Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University


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Environmental Protection Authority / Te Mana Rauhī
General Manager - Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement, Acting General Manager - Hazardous Substances & New Organisims, Manager
Jan 2017 - Present

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