Jo Hendy
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Jo Hendy

Climate Change Commission / He Pou a Rangi

Chief executive

  • Led the Secretariat of the Interim Climate Change Committee and oversaw the committee’s inquiry into renewable electricity.
  • Previously director of research and analysis for the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, led independent environmental investigations into issues including sea-level rise and agricultural greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Spent seven years working for Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
  • Holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Science (Meteorology).


Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment / Te Kaitiaki Taiao a Te Whare Pāremata
Director - Research and Analysis
Dec 2007 - Apr 2018
Interim Climate Change Committee
Inquiry Director
Jun 2018 - Dec 2019
Climate Change Commission / He Pou a Rangi
Chief Executive
Dec 2019 - Present

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