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Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd

Page updated 1 Mar 2017

The Institute of Environmental Science & Research Ltd (ESR) is a Crown Research Institute (CRI) that provides specialist science solutions related to forensic science and public and environmental health. ESR?s focus is on service provision and its primary customers are the Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Police.

The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment is the primary monitoring department for CRIs, with the Treasury moved to a second-opinion role in relation to the CRI’s financial performance. For Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) please refer to the MBIE website, or the companies’ own websites.

Key Documents

Key Company Information

Entity Form Crown Research Institute
Established 1992
Head Office Wellington
Primary Legislation Crown Research Institutes Act 1992;
Companies Act 1993
Companies Office No 545676 (Companies Office website)

Board of Directors

Chairperson: Ms Denise Church (Jul 2015 - Jun 2018)
Deputy Chairperson: Ms Marion Cowden (Jul 2012 - Jun 2018)
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