New HASANZ Executive Director Appointed

I’m delighted to announce that Bronwyn Presland has been appointed Executive Director of HASANZ. She will take up her new position on Monday 13 December.

Bronwyn joins HASANZ from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). As an MFAT Operations Manager she had oversight of the operational aspects of the recent APEC 2021 CEO Summit, working collaboratively with domestic and international stakeholders from business and government to bring together a successful event. Previously, she was head of events at Waka Kotahi for three years and has worked in parliament in various roles, contributing to the successful 2017 election campaign. Bronwyn has an excellent balance of energy, capability, action orientation and understands public policy and process. Her project management expertise and leadership and business experience will enable her to build on the great work Philip Aldridge has done over the last four years and take HASANZ to the next level.

Bronwyn’s commitment to workplace health and safety is heartfelt. In her own words:
“My daughters' middle name is Anya. We gave her this name as it is a combination of the names of Anna Osborne and Sonya Rockhouse. These two women are the most inspirational and strongest people that I know. In 2010 they lost loved ones in the Pike River Mine disaster and have been tirelessly advocating for greater health and safety at work since. In 2015 I first met them when I was working in parliament and they were campaigning for stronger health and safety legislation during the debate on the Health and Safety at Work Bill. These two women are why, when I saw the ad for the Executive Director role at HASANZ, I could not let it pass.”

We look forward to warmly welcoming Bronwyn to HASANZ.

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Mike O’Brien
HASANZ Independent Chair


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  • Are you looking to apply your specialist behavioural science knowledge?
  • Do you have strong communication, collaboration and influencing skills?
  • 9 months fixed term opportunity
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The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

The purpose of this role is to apply your specialist behavioural science knowledge to help the Transport Agency deliver better outcomes for New Zealand. The focus of our behavioural team is to advise projects about how systemic factors come together to affect people's behaviour as they move around New Zealand, and how these relate to our intended outcomes. It will create and document knowledge about transport behaviour that will help the Transport Agency deliver outcomes more effectively over time.

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