Chief People Officer

Mrs Liz Huckerby

Liz Huckerby

Mrs. Liz Huckerby joined NZDF as Chief People Officer on 5 February 2018.  Liz has been based in New York for the past five years working as part of the United Nations Development Programme as the Chief of Integrated Talent Management.

Prior to this, Liz held senior management roles in New Zealand government agencies including at the State Services Commission and Inland Revenue Department, where she was Deputy Commissioner for Internal Services.  Liz was also the HR Director for the New Zealand Transport Agency for four years and led the development and establishment of this agency following the merger of three smaller agencies.  Liz brings experience from her time in the private sector as a senior manager at Deloitte.

Originally from the UK, Liz has resided in New Zealand for 19 years and New York for 5 years.  Liz has an undergraduate degree from London University, a post graduate HR Diploma from Kingston Business School, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Surrey University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Safety from Auckland University, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Massey University.

Liz is married to John, is a passionate supporter of the All Blacks, enjoys drawing and the creative arts, swimming, good food and the company of good friends.

This page was last reviewed on 19 November 2018.