Struan Little
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Struan Little

The Treasury / Te Tai Ōhanga

Deputy chief executive and deputy secretary, budget and public investment

  • Appointed April 2020.
  • Previously acting secretary of the Treasury.
  • First joined the Treasury in 1987 and returned in 2016 as deputy secretary budget and public services.
  • More than 30 years’ experience in finance and public sector management and has worked with the IMF and World Bank.
  • Public service experience includes at the Ministry of Education and Inland Revenue.
  • Has held advisory roles in the Office of the Minister of Finance and at the World Bank in Washington DC.


The Treasury / Te Tai Ōhanga
Deputy Secretary and other roles
Jan 1987 - Dec 2011
World Bank
Advisor to Executive Director
Jan 1993 - Dec 1995
The Treasury / Te Tai Ōhanga
Deputy Secretary
Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
Inland Revenue / Te Tari Taake
Deputy Commissioner
Sep 2011 - Aug 2016
The Treasury / Te Tai Ōhanga
Deputy Secretary
Aug 2016 - Present

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