Te Tīma Arataki

– Leadership Team

Our executive leadership team guide our mahi to realise the vision of Te Pūkenga - a new way of learning that recognises the value of all people, and enables everyone to realise their value. For the good of all Aotearoa New Zealand. For now and for generations to come.

Gus Gilmore

Tumuaki | Chief Executive
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Andrew McSweeney

Deputy Chief Executive Learner and Employer Experience and Attraction
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Paora Ammunson

Deputy Chief Executive Tiriti Outcomes
Read about Paora Ammunson

Keri-Anne Tane

Chief People Officer
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Steven Turnbull

Chief Digital Officer (acting)
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Michelle Teirney

Chief Financial Officer
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Ziena Jalil

Chief of Staff
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Meet our Council

Meet our Council

Te Pūkenga Council is accountable to the Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills.