GEN is led by a voluntary board which is made up of individuals from across the public sector. It is responsible for developing the network and running its activities. Our latest Annual Report (for 2021-22) is now available here.

The members of the 2021 GEN board are listed below:

Mark Lea
Chair
Engagement & Communications Committee Chair
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment

 

 

 

 

Joanne Leung
Treasurer
Ministry of Transport

 

 

 

 


Tamara Linnhoff
Deputy Chair,
Dr Ed Hearnshaw Prize Chair,
Professionalisation Committee Co-Chair
Transpower

 

 

Natalia Fareti
Mentoring Chair
LINZ

 

 

 

 

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Jack Bisset
Conference Committee Chair
External Reporting Board
(Christchurch)

 

 

 

Diana Cook
Training Committee Chair
Treasury

 

 

 

 

Philip Stevens
Professionalisation Committee Co-Chair
Mentoring Committee Member
New Zealand Productivity Commission

 

 

 

Nicholas Smith
Conference Committee
Ministry for the Environment

 

 

 

 

Polly Vowles
Training Committee Member
Ministry of Social Development

 

 

 

 

Rima Korshid
Conference Committee Member
Dr Ed Hearnshaw Prize Committee Member
Treasury

 

 

 

Almo Wong
Dr Ed Hearnshaw Prize Committee Member
Electricity Authority
(Auckland)

 

 

 

Alan Renwick
Training Committee Member
Lincoln University
(Christchurch)

 

 

 

 

Callum Thorpe
Events Committee Member
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

(Auckland)