Hautū turuki (chief of staff, office of the secretary for Māori development)
- Appointed May 2020.
- Previously posted to China for five years by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
- Served at NZ’s embassy in Beijing.
- Proficient in spoken and written Mandarin.
- Joined MPI as a senior solicitor in 2014.
- Worked as an in-house lawyer for two years at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and in private commercial practise.
- Holds degrees in history and law from the University of Otago, and a Master’s in history from the University of Cambridge.
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