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


Senior leadership revamp at WorkSafe

Senior leadership revamp at WorkSafe

WorkSafe New Zealand has welcomed the addition of three members to its senior leadership team.

Jude Urlich, General Manager, Strategy and Performance

Jude joins WorkSafe after eight years in PHARMAC’s senior leadership team where she led corporate and policy functions, and most recently was Director of Engagement and Implementation.

Jude holds a Master of Public Policy and has extensive experience across multiple sectors in the management of community engagement, Government and sector relations, policy and communications.

Phil Parkes, Chief Operating Officer

After three years as WorkSafe’s General Manager – Better Regulation, Phil was appointed into the inaugural position of Chief Operating Officer.

Phil’s background includes work with the New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority and he brings strong regulatory and leadership experience from his work in local and central Government both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Mike Foley, Chief Digital and Information Officer

Mike joins WorkSafe after Chief Information Officer roles with Instant Finance, Auckland Council and Watercare Services (Auckland Transition Agency).

Mike has a track record for digital innovation, strategic planning and leadership. He has developed and led high performing teams and will complement WorkSafe’s maturing digital presence.

WorkSafe Chief Executive Nicole Rosie congratulated each on their appointments and welcomed them to WorkSafe:

“I am excited to be welcoming these three individuals into their respective positions at WorkSafe. They are all instigators of change, innovative problem solvers and experienced in leading teams to success.”

“WorkSafe is only as effective as the people we have on board. These appointments mark an exciting step towards achieving our goal of a healthier and safer New Zealand”.

© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Discussion Paper: Govt To Act On Unfair Commercial Practices

“I’ve heard about traders who have used aggressive tactics to sell products to vulnerable consumers, and businesses that were powerless to stop suppliers varying the terms of their contract, including price.” More>>


'Considering Options' On Tip Top Ownership: Fonterra Drops Forecast Milk Price

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today revised its 2018/19 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range from $6.25-$6.50 per kgMS to $6.00-$6.30 per kgMS and shared an update on its first quarter business performance. More>>


Science: Legendary Telescope Being Brought Back To Life

One of the world’s most famous Victorian telescopes will be restored and available for public viewing in Takapō after spending five decades in storage... The Brashear Telescope was used in the late 1800s by Percival Lowell for his studies of Mars. More>>

Employment Amendment Bill Passes: CTU Hails Victory For Working People

"This law allows Kiwis to access their basic rights at work, to make more informed choices about their employment, and help each other get a fairer deal." More>>