Meet the people leading MFAT today

We report to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Trade for Export Growth. Our senior leadership team includes the chief executive, 2 deputy chief executives and 6 deputy secretaries.

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Our Ministers

Together MFAT's senior leadership team report to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Trade and Export Growth.

Chris Seed

Chief Executive and Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Ben King

Deputy Chief Executive - Policy

Jeff Langley

Deputy Secretary Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia Division.

 

 

News & Events

Public Service Day 2019: Spirit of Service Scholar

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Arun Jain received the prestigious Westpac New Zealand Spirit of Service Scholarship. He reflects on his first month studying for a Master of Public Policy at Oxford University.