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Wellington - Tuesday 07 March 2017

Planning for and responding to natural disasters - Guest speaker Sir Maarten Wevers

Sir Maarten was for eight years, until June 2012, Chief Executive of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, serving under Prime Ministers Helen Clark and John Key. Prior to that role he held senior management positions at New Zealand Post Ltd., including General Manager, Government Business.For more than twenty years he was a member of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which included being Deputy head of Mission in Brussels,High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, and Ambassador in Tokyo. In 1999 when New Zealand hosted APEC, he was the Chair of the APEC Senior Officials’ Group. Sir Maarten currently holds a number of governance and leadership roles including in the not-for-profit sector. Please join us for what will be an interesting and very timely talk.

When: Tuesday 07 March 2017
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: The Wellington Club, Kumutoto Room, 6th Floor, 88 The Terrace, Wellington
Cost: $25 per person, refreshments will be provided

Please register for this event by Friday 03 March here: event registration

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