Gillon Carruthers
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Gillon Carruthers

Ministry for Primary Industries / Manatū Ahu Matua

Deputy director general, public affairs

  • Appointed to the newly established public affairs branch in July 2019.
  • Previously a journalist, notably with the BBC and Radio NZ, then spent seven years as a ministerial press secretary.
  • Before joining MPI, Gillon was general manager public affairs at Corrections, where he led the media, ministerials, and strategic communications teams.

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