Leigh Deuchars
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Leigh Deuchars

Museum of New Zealand / Te Papa Tongarewa

Director, strategy and performance

  • Has held senior roles at the Ministry of Social Development, Fire and Emergency NZ, and the State Services Commission.
  • Earlier worked at Housing NZ and DOC.

Career

State Services Commission
Manager Commissioners Office
Jan 2007 - Dec 2012
New Zealand Fire Service
Director Office of the Chief Executive, Director Programme and Change Management
Nov 2012 - Nov 2018
Fire and Emergency NZ
Director Strategic Initiatives
Nov 2018 - Feb 2019
Ministry of Social Development / Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora
Director Change Management
Feb 2019 - Aug 2019
Museum of New Zealand / Te Papa Tongarewa
Director Strategy and Performance
Aug 2019 - Present

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