Jonathan Keate

Senior Solicitor, Legal, Policy, and Inquiries; Sector Manager, Local Government.

Phone +64 4 917 1500, email

Jonathan KeateJonathan joined the Office of the Auditor-General in November 1995. He spends half of his time as a Sector Manager in the Local Government team with responsibility for city, district, regional councils, and related entities in the lower South Island, the Ministry for the Environment, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, and Climate Change Commission.

Jonathan spends the other half of his time as a Senior Solicitor in the Legal team.

Jonathan represents the Auditor-General on an international group of audit offices that conduct environmental audits, and leads the Office's work on environmental auditing and sustainability in New Zealand and in the Pacific region.

Before coming to the OAG, Jonathan worked for the Department of Internal Affairs as a Senior Policy Analyst.

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