Ruth Currie
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Ruth Currie

New Zealand Police / Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa

Deputy chief executive, corporate operations

  • Appointed January 2021.
  • Responsible for leading people, finance, ICT, legal, fleet management, procurement and infrastructure operations.
  • Previously vice president government and defence logistics for the South Asia Pacific region for Kuehne+Nagel.
  • Earlier retired from the NZ Defence Force with the rank of colonel, and more than 27 years’ service.
  • Awarded a Distinguished Service Decoration fo military service in Lebanon in 2015-2016.
  • Holds a Master of Supply Chain Management from Massey University.


New Zealand Defence Force / Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa
Joint Support Component Commander, Chief of Observer Group, Lebanon (United Nations)
Jan 2015 - Dec 2019
Kuehne + Nagel
Vice President Government Logistics, Asia Pacific
Jan 2019 - Dec 2021
New Zealand Police / Ngā Pirihimana o Aotearoa
Deputy Chief Executive, Corporate Operations
Jan 2021 - Present

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