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Welcome Steve Rich, Secretariat Manager

Steve Rich is now on board as the Secretariat's new manager.

Steve Rich is now on board as the Secretariat's new manager. Steve’s background incorporates extensive experience working in a political environment, stakeholder relationship management and corporate governance.

Before starting with GIA, Steve worked closely on the governance of the NZ Government’s commercial assets as Manager Appointments and Governance for NZ Treasury (and, before that, the Crown Company Monitoring Advisory Unit). Steve’s earlier career included running the Corporate Secretariat function for NZ’s Accident Compensation Corporation operational subsidiary Catalyst Insurer Services Limited.

Steve intends to spend his first few weeks understanding the foundation work that has been done on GIA thus far, gaining a better understanding of the biosecurity system in action, meeting key people and working out what success will look like from here.

Steve will be in touch to set up meetings or phone calls with key stakeholders. In the mean time, if you are passing through Wellington please feel free to come into our office to say hello.

Steve’s contact details are:

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