Todd Krieble

Deputy Chief Executive


Todd has provided economic and policy advice to public, private and NGO clients. Major projects have been delivered on a range of subjects including health, environment, housing and cultural issues.

Todd has held senior management positions in the Ministry of Health, Ministry for the Environment, Department of Labour and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Todd worked in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Policy Advisory Group from 2004-2007 and chaired the Officials’ Social Policy Committee.

He has led New Zealand delegations to the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, UN Environment Programme and WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In 2000 he was seconded to the Office of Director General at the World Health Organisation to work on agency reform.

Todd is a patron of the McGuinness Institute, a Wellington based non-partisan futures thinktank.

Published articles

Krieble, T. and D. Tavich. 2017. Civics and Citizenship Education in New Zealand. A Case for Change? Policy Quarterly Vol 13. iss.4 article link.

Gault, P and T. Krieble. 2016. Do Citizens and Communities Have the News and Information they Need and Want in a Digital Age? Policy Quarterly Vol. 12, iss. 2 article link.

Opinion pieces

Health review is the easy bit: it's leading the change that's hard by Todd Krieble and Greg Coster. Read the article here.

Where does Peter Snell's singlet belong? Todd's opinion article can be read here.

Todd has a passion for strategy and improving the quality of decision-making. He has a deep understanding of the inner workings of government and knows what types of analysis and arguments are required to persuade senior decision-makers about key policy issues.


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