Sep 2011 - Present
1999 - Sep 2011
Group Manager Business Registries
I am responsible for the strategy and operations of the New Zealand business portal [business.govt.nz] along with the Business Registries Group within MED. The group includes the New Zealand Companies Office and the Business Service Centre.• Strong people manager, mentor and leader• Sound judgement and common sense approach to getting results• Excellent client service ethic• Experienced at interpretation and application of legislation• Reputation for innovation• Demonstrated ability to think and act strategicallySpecialties
A highly engaged manager with a focus on all aspects of organisational development (culture, engagement, talent, leadership). The New Zealand Companies Office is one of 11 organisations across Australasia recognised for Excellence in Cultural Transformation by Human Synergistics International Ltd Implementing technologyDeveloping peopleBusiness process re-engineeringPRINCE2™ Practitioner
Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
Master of Public Administration
Victoria University of Wellington
1996 - 1998
Bachelor of Commerce
Corporate Registers Forum
I was the Secretary of the Corporate Registers Forum from its inception in 2003 until 2011.
The Corporate Registers Forum (CRF) is an international not for profit organisation for administrators of corporate and securities registers. The aim of the CRF is to provide delegates with the opportunity to review the latest developments in corporate business registers internationally and exchange experiences and information on the present and future operation of corporate business registration systems.
In the time I was Secretary the organisation grew in membership from 13 jurisdictions to 42. Attendance at the annual conference grew from 30 to 180.