Sharon Champness
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Sharon Champness

Accident Compensation Corporation / Te Kaporeihana Āwhina Hunga Whara

Chief Talent Officer

  • Appointed June 2017.
  • Director people and workforce strategy at the University of Newcastle from 2013.
  • Previously worked in a number of senior human resources roles in education, mining and manufacturing in Australia.


Arrium Mining and Materials
General Manager Information Systems (CIO)
Dec 2011 - Oct 2013
University of Newcastle
Director, People and Workforce Strategy
Oct 2013 - Jun 2017
Accident Compensation Corporation / Te Kaporeihana Āwhina Hunga Whara
Chief Talent Officer
Jun 2017 - Present
Shamrock Superannuation Limited
Dec 2018 - Present
NZISM (NZ Institute of Safety Management)
Governance Board Member
Sep 2021 - Present

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