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The Treasury's Organisation Structure

Page updated 8 Mar 2017

Leadership Team

Gabriel Makhlouf – Secretary and Chief Executive Gabriel Makhlouf
Secretary and Chief Executive

Tim Ng – Chief Economic AdvisorTim Ng
Chief Economic Advisor


Bryan Chapple – Deputy Secretary Macroeconomics and Growth Bryan Chapple
Deputy Secretary, Macroeconomics & Growth

Fiona Ross –  Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Secretary Fiona Ross
Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Secretary,
Strategy, Performance & Engagement

Sarah Vrede – Acting Deputy Secretary – Financial & Commercial Operations Sarah Vrede
Acting Deputy Secretary, Financial & Commercial

Struan Little – Deputy Secretary, Budget & Public Services Struan Little
Deputy Secretary, Budget & Public Services

Organisation Chart

New Zealand Treasury Organisation Chart (337 KB)

Directors and Team Managers

Andrew Blazey - Director, Budget & Public Investment

  • Justice, Security and Government Services (Manager: Colin Hall)
  • Health (Manager: Ben McBride)
  • Fiscal and State Sector Management (Manager, Fiona Whiteridge)
    • Team Leader, Strategy & Design: Zoe Wyatt
    • Team Leader, Financial Performance & State Sector Management: Warwick White
    • Team Leader, Budget Coordination: Kamlesh Patel 
    • Team Leader, Investment Approach: Alastair Cameron
  • Investment Asset Management Performance (Manager: Ricky Utting)
    • Team Leader, IMAP: Stephen Goodman

Paul Helm – Head of Government Finance Profession and Chief Government Accountant
Office of the Government Accountant

  • Fiscal Reporting (Manager: Nicola Haslam)
    • Team Leader, Jayne Winfield
  • Government Finance Profession and Ministry of Finance Function (Manager: Sarah Hardy)

David Mackay - Director, Growth & Public Services

  • Economic Performance and Strategy (Manager: Matt Gilbert)
    • Team Leader, Regulatory Quality: Helen McDonald
    • Team Leader, Economic Performance & Strategy (Policy): Sam King (Acting)
  • Earthquake Recovery Strategy (Manager: Simon McLoughlin)
  • Education and Welfare (Manager: Grace Campbell-Macdonald)
    • Team Leader, Education & Skills: Diana Cook (Acting)
    • Team Leader, Labour Market & Welfare: Kirstie Carter
  • Natural Resources (Manager: Libby Masterton)

Andy Hagan – Acting Director, Financial Operations & Head of NZDMO

  • New Zealand Debt Management Office (NZDMO). See the NZDMO website.
  • Portfolio Management (Head: Murray Jones)
  • Accounting & Transactional Services (Head: Charles England)
  • Business Information (Head: Dan Clayton)
  • Risk Policy & Balance Sheet (Acting Head: Matthew Appleby)
  • New Zealand Export Credit Office (NZECO) (Manager: Chris Chapman) - See the NZECO website.

Chris White – Director, Commercial, Infrastructure and Housing

Commercial Operations

  • Commercial Advice (Manager: Angela Graham)
  • Governance & Performance (Manager: Chris Gregory)
    • Team Leader, Governance: Ngaire Best
  • Strategy & Policy (Manager: Craig Weise)

Infrastructure & Housing

  • National Infrastructure Unit (Manager: David Taylor) - See the National Infrastructure Unit website
  • Housing (Manager: Tom Hall)
    • Team Leader, Housing Affordability: Nick McNabb
    • Team Leader, Social Housing Policy: Bastiaan van der Scheer
  • Transactions Unit – Social Housing (Head: Stacey Wymer)

Tim Ng – Chief Economist

  • Analytics and Insights (Manager: Andrew Hunter)

James Beard – Director, Economic System

  • Macroeconomic & Fiscal Policy (Manager: Renee Philip)
  • Forecasting (Manager: Angela Mellish)
  • Modelling & Research (Manager: Peter Gardiner)
  • Tax Strategy (Acting Manager: Suzy Morrissey)
  • Financial Markets & International (Manager: Melody Gudy)
    • Team Leader, Financial Markets: Craig Fookes
    • Team Leader, International: Chris Nees

Strategy, Performance & Engagement

  • Legal & Business Services (Manager and Treasury Solicitor: Jeremy Salmond)
    • Team Leader, Legal/Deputy Treasury Solicitor: Adam Wood
    • Team Leader Administration & Ministerial Advisory Services: Anabelle Alis
    • Team Leader, Facilities: Kelly Coburn
  • Central Agency Shared Services (CASS)
    • Human Resources (Chief People Officer: Fiona Foster)
    • Finance (Chief Financial Officer: Glenn McStay)
    • Information Technology (Chief Information Officer: Tom Byrne)

Amy Allison – Director, Strategy, Performance & Engagement

  • Performance & Innovation
  • Communications, See Contact Us for contact details of media staff (Chief of Staff/Manager Engagement: Vicki Plater)
  • Office of the Executive (Chief of Staff/Manager Engagement: Vicki Plater)
    • Team Leader, Office of the Executive: Gwen Rashbrooke
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