Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

New CE for ESR

New CE for ESR

Dr Keith McLea has begun his role as Chief Executive of Crown Research Institute, the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR).

Dr McLea has a PhD in human genetics and has trained as a toxicologist. He has spent much of his professional career working in the personal injury insurance and injury prevention sectors including six years where he had overall responsibility for ACC’s insurance activities. Prior to this he was responsible for ACC’s injury prevention activities.

For the last two years Dr McLea was a Director at Cranleigh Strategic Limited where he has undertaken a number of different roles in the public sector.

He has also acted as interim Chief Executive at ESR for three months.

Dr McLea said he was thrilled to have accepted the ESR Board’s offer of the permanent CE role.

“I’ve been highly impressed by the passion ESR staff show for solving complex problems.

“We have a number of challenges in front of us so I’m really looking forward to making a start and making sure we deliver the very best service to our partners and clients,” Dr McLea said.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Reserve Bank: Official Cash Rate Unchanged At 1.75 Percent

Global economic growth has increased and become more broad-based. However, major challenges remain with on-going surplus capacity and extensive political uncertainty... More>>

Kaikōura Earthquake: Private Insurers Receive $1.8b Claims

Insurance Council Chief Executive Tim Grafton said most is for commercial loss at $1.36 billion, with residential claims amounting to over $460 million. “...We have a high level of confidence that most people will have received settlement offers by the end of this year." More>>

ALSO:

Forms And Data: New Proposals To Simplify Personal Income Tax

The Government is proposing to make tax simpler for individuals, with people whose only income is from a salary, wages or investments no longer being required to file tax returns to receive tax refunds or to calculate any additional tax. More>>