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Appointments

Aotearoa Circle chooses new finance leaders

5 Nov 20 - Former Reserve Bank director Bridget Coates and Chapman Tripp partner Ross Pennington are the new co-chairs of The Aotearoa Circle's Sustainable Finance Forum.

Government's climate director has a new job

31 Aug 20 - The head of the Ministry for the Environment’s climate directorate has gone to work for DairyNZ.

SBC votes in new board members

27 Aug 20 - The Sustainable Business Council has five new advisory-board members.

New sustainability head at Pâmu

27 Aug 20 - Pâmu has appointed Lisa Martin to the executive leadership team in the newly created role of general manager of sustainability and farming systems.

Former council CEO joins environment watchdog

Mary-Anne McLead

29 Aug 19 - A former chief executive of the Bay of Plenty regional council has been appointed to the board of the Environmental Protection Agency, which oversees the management of the Emissions Trading Register.

Environment officials to get new science advice

Dr Alison Collins

6 Jul 17 - The Ministry for the Environment is to get a new science adviser.

New EECA chief has busy background

James Hay

28 Oct 16 - The new chief executive of the Government’s energy efficiency agency has a background in commercial law, policy making and disaster recovery.


Greens' Hague quits to head Forest & Bird

Kevin Hague

6 Sep 16 - Green Party MP Kevin Hague is quitting Parliament to become chief executive of the environmental organisation Forest and Bird.

EPA appoints science voice for the people

Dr Jacqueline Rowarth

11 Aug 16 - The Environmental Protection Authority has appointed a chief scientist to help people to understand the science behind its decisions.

Green build group chooses new chief

Andrew Eagles

9 Aug 16 - The Green Building Council has a new chief executive.

Entrepreneurs join green-growth organisation

Victpria Ransom

2 Jun 16 - Internationally successful entrepreneurs Victoria Ransom and Katherine Corich are new trustees for the business-led green growth organisation Pure Advantage.

Our man in Tokyo gets top climate-change job

Mark Sinclair

18 Apr 16 - New Zealand’s next Climate Change Ambassador will be career diplomat Mark Sinclair.

Labelling watchdog gets new chief

22 Mar 16 - Environmental Choice, the government-owned-and-backed environmental labelling organisation, has a new general manager.

Investor group names new chief executive

Emma Herd ... key risk

10 Aug 15 - The Investor Group on Climate Climate Change Australia/New Zealand has a new chief executive.

Two join Green Building Council board

1 Dec 14 - Hawkins Construction chief executive Gary Walker and INZIDE Commercial co-owner Steve Aschebrock have joined the board of the Green Building Council.

Pure Advantage has new man at the helm

11 Aug 14 - Sustainable business lobby group Pure Advantage has a new man at the helm.

Iwi appoints new environment chief

1 Aug 14 - Ngâti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated has a new director of environment and natural resources.

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Contact to develop a grid-scale 100 MW battery in Auckland

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Wellington region's new low carbon transport strategy

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