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New Chief Executive appointed for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency


Nicole Rosie has been appointed Chief Executive of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.

Transport Agency Board Chair Sir Brian Roche says Nicole will step into the role from mid-February 2020.

Sir Brian says he looks forward to working with Nicole. 

“Nicole has more than two decades of executive experience across the public and private sectors and in a range of industries and functions. For the last three years she has led Worksafe. She has significant executive leadership experience in transport and commercial firms including Toll and Fonterra. 

“Her appointment is important for the organisation as we continue to revitalise Waka Kotahi to deliver a safe, connected and integrated transport system.” 

Interim Chief Executive Mark Ratcliffe has kindly agreed to remain in the role to enable a thorough handover and support for the half-year reporting process.  

Sir Brian acknowledges the strong leadership provided by Mr Ratcliffe since taking on the role in January 2019.