About

GEN is led by a voluntary board which is made up of individuals from across the public sector. The GEN board is responsible for developing the network and running its activities.

The members of the 2020 GEN board are listed below:

Mark Lea
Chair
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Adam Richardson
Deputy Chair
Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Joanne Leung
Treasurer
Ministry of Transport

Phillip Mellor
Training Committee Chair
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade


Joey Au
Events Committee Member
Electricity Authority

Daniel Griffiths
Events Committee Chair
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment


Tamara Linnhoff
Conference Committee Chair
Electricity Authority

Diana Cook
Board Member
Treasury

Polly Vowles
Training Committee Member
Ministry of Social Development

Philip Stevens
Board Member
Ministry of Education

Sarah Williams
Conference Committee Member
Statistics NZ

Grant Andrews
Conference Committee member
Ministry of Primary Industries

Ed Hearnshaw
Conference Committee member
Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment

Jack Bissett
Board member
Ministry for the Environment

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