Dorothy Adams

Chief Executive

Social Investment Agency

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Before becoming the SIA’s Acting CE, Dorothy led the Social Investment Unit since being established in July 2015. Before that she was GM Insights, Ministry of Social Development (MSD), responsible for leading their data, analytics and evidence hub.

Prior to joining the Ministry in 2008, Dorothy worked in local government for ten years specialising in policy and governance, with her most recent role being Manager, Strategic Development at Hutt City Council. Dorothy has also held senior roles in the Department of Labour, NZ Employment Service and was an advisor to the Minister of Employment.

Dorothy has a Master of Public Administration from Monash University and an LLB from Victoria University of Wellington. She is an Enrolled Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Wellington.

FST Gov NZ Local
28 August 2019
  • Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
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