We’re pleased to announce that John Roseveare has been appointed as Senior Advisor/Private Secretary for Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa—Pike River Recovery Agency.

Since first joining the Public Service in 1975 John has held a variety of policy, management, and advisory/support positions across the public sector, as a contractor in New Zealand and as a development advisor in Africa and Asia. Since 2011 he has had more than four years' experience as a ministerial private secretary.  

"It's fantastic to have someone with John's breadth of Government and particularly ministerial experience as part of our team," Agency Chief Executive Dave Gawn says.

 John will act as a conduit between the Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-Entry, his office and our Agency.