Paul Stocks
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Paul Stocks

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment / Hīkina Whakatutuki

Deputy chief executive, labour, science and enterprise

  • Works with people, businesses, regions, and the science, innovation and education systems.
  • Previously deputy director general responsible for policy, and deputy director general strategy and performance at the Ministry for
  • Primary Industries.
  • Held a number of management roles at the Treasury, with responsibilities including education, market interventions and tax policy.
  • Has worked at the Ministry of Health, and the NZ Planning Council.


The Treasury / Te Tai Ōhanga
Manager / analyst / senior analyst
Aug 1993 - Aug 2004
director , biosecurity strategy
Aug 2004 - Aug 2006
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Deputy Director General
Aug 2006 - Apr 2012
Ministry for Primary Industries / Manatū Ahu Matua
Deputy Director General, Policy
Apr 2012 - Nov 2012
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment / Hīkina Whakatutuki
Deputy Chief Executive - Labour, Science and Enterprise
Nov 2012 - Present

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