The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs

Te Tari Taiwhenua

Building a safe, prosperous and respected nation

 

Chief Executive

Colin MacDonald

  • Colin MacDonald

    Colin MacDonald

Colin MacDonald is Chief Executive, Secretary for Internal Affairs, Secretary for Local Government and Government Chief Information Officer.

Colin commenced the role on 16 April 2012. Before that, Colin was Chief Executive of Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) where he led the cross-government programme for data and information re-use and established LINZ as the leader of the geospatial sector.

Colin has more than 30 years experience in information technology and general management in both New Zealand and UK and was previously Deputy Commissioner Business Development and Systems at Inland Revenue and Chief Operating Officer for the ANZ Banking Group (NZ).

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