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Keynote Speaker - Liz MacPherson

The New Zealand Open Source Awards are delighted to have Liz MacPherson Government Statistician and Chief Executive of Statistics NZ as keynote speaker at the upcoming gala dinner.

Liz MacPherson is a public servant with almost 30 years of experience, including a decade working at senior leadership level in the public sector.

Liz was appointed to the role of Government Statistician and Chief Executive of Statistics NZ in August 2013. Prior to that, she held several senior roles over a 20-year period at the Department of Labour, the Ministry of Economic Development, and more recently the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment where she was Deputy Chief Executive for Strategy and Governance.

The breadth and scope of Liz’s experience brings a new perspective to her role as the Government Statistician. Liz is passionate about evidence-driven decision-making and sees her role is to ensure New Zealand decision-makers at all levels have access to quality information.

The NZOSA gala dinner is happening on Tuesday 25 October in Wellington. 
To purchase tickets, $45 each, contact awards@nzosa.org.nz


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