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The policy community

Aerial view of the Beehive and New Zealand Parliament building, with surrounding buildings.

Great policy advice is the foundation of effective government decision making. Improving the quality of policy advice across government requires a policy community that is committed to upping its game.

The Head of the Policy Profession

Andrew Kibblewhite, Chief Executive of DPMC, is Head of the Policy Profession. As Head of Profession, Andrew is responsible for improving the policy system – that is, the capabilities, systems, processes and standards. 

The Head of the Policy Profession

The Policy Project

The Policy Project acts as a catalyst. We collaborate across the policy community to co-produce solutions that will help policy organisations and policy professionals improve and innovate. 

The Policy Project

Tier 2 Policy Leaders Network

The Tier 2 Policy Leaders Network is a group of deputy chief executives with policy responsibilities, who are committed to system-wide improvement in policy capability, design and delivery. Members represent a wide variety of policy areas.

Tier 2 Policy Leaders Network

Policy Capability Leads Network

The Policy Project hosts workshops with policy capability leads (people nominated by their agency to lead work to improve policy quality and capability).

Policy Capability Leads Network

For further information on these groups and membership contact the Policy Project.

Last updated: 
Monday, 22 August 2016

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