TalentNZ: Join the TalentNZ Network
At the time of this interview Liz was deputy CEO for strategy and governance at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, working to advance government business growth policies. She is also a former acting chief executive of the Ministry for Economic Development. Liz took up the position of New Zealand’s Government Statistician in August 2013.
The TalentNZ initiative builds on the thinking of Sir Paul Callaghan who envisioned New Zealand as ‘a place where talent wants to live’. Through our Sir Paul Callaghan Science Meets Humanities Scholarship two young scholarship recipients asked 30 Kiwis seven questions, resulting in 210 ideas. The project aims to further the concept of moving New Zealand towards a talent-based economy.
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