Nadeine Dommisse
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Nadeine Dommisse

Ministry for The Environment / Manatū mō te Taiao

Deputy secretary for sustainable land use delivery

  • Responsible for policies such as national policy statement for freshwater, He Waka Eke Noa and budget funding for freshwater restoration.
  • Extensive experience of implementation at central government, regional council, district council and catchment communities levels.
  • Previously chief operating officer and director of operations for Environment Canterbury, leading delivery of biodiversity, land, water, coasts and rivers environmental implementation programmes.
  • Earlier led the Coasts and Waterways unit at the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency.


Sinclair Knight Merz
Senior Environmental Planner
Jan 2007 - Dec 2011
Senior Social Impact Consultant
Jan 2011 - Dec 2012
Environment Canterbury
Chief Operating Officer, Range of senior Management Roles
Aug 2011 - Feb 2021
University of Queensland
Masters Thesis: Social Dimensions of the Christchurch 2010/2011 Earthquakes
May 2012 - Nov 2013
Ministry for The Environment / Manatū mō te Taiao
Deputy Secretary Environment Sustainable Land Use Delivery
Feb 2021 - Present

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