Peter Hughes
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Peter Hughes

Public Service Commission / Te Kawa Mataaho

Public service commissioner and head of service

Career

Health Funding Authority
Chief Executive Officer
Jan 1999 - Dec 2000
Department of Internal Affairs / Te Tari Taiwhenua
Secretary for Internal Affairs
Jan 2000 - Present
Ministry of Social Development / Te Manatū Whakahiato Ora
Secretary for Social Development
Oct 2001 - Sep 2011
Victoria University of Wellington
Professor of Public Management, Head of School
Oct 2011 - Feb 2013
Ministry of Education / Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga
Secretary for Education
Feb 2013 - Jul 2016

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