Colleen Pilgrim

Sector Manager, Education, Science and Innovation, Parliamentary Group.

Phone 021 222 6241, email

Colleen PilgrimColleen joined the Office of the Auditor-General in May 1997. She is currently responsible for the science and innovation, and education sectors. In the education sector, she is in a team of three sector managers. The other education sector managers are Jane Rogers (Schools) and Joana Johnston (Tertiary).

Before joining us, Colleen was a senior management consultant in United Nations peace-keeping, a consultant on education governance, and had extensive previous experience in the education sector, including director of the NZ School Trustees Association, and national manager of special education district services. She was also an advisor on social issues in the Prime Minister's Advisory Group.

Back-up sector manager for Colleen's portfolio (Education, Science and Innovation) is Joana Johnston.

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