Peter Mersi

Peter Mersi
Tel: 04 439 9000

Peter Mersi has been Chief Executive at the Ministry of Transport and Secretary for Transport since 18 July 2016, and was previously Chief Executive of Land Information New Zealand (LINZ).

Before leading LINZ, Peter was the Deputy Commissioner for Business Transformation at Inland Revenue, and Acting Secretary for Internal Affairs and Chief Executive of the Department of Internal Affairs. 

From 2003 to 2010 Peter was Deputy Secretary, State Sector Performance Group at The Treasury, providing budget analysis and advice in the areas of education, health, justice, labour markets, defence, social development, and the public sector management system.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration in Economics from Victoria University, Wellington.

The Chief Executive has management responsibility for members of the Senior Leadership Team. 

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