Meet the people leading MFAT today

Together we report to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Trade and Export Growth. Our senior leadership team includes the chief executive, deputy chief executive, eight deputy secretaries and a principal capability adviser.

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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 Secretary of the Americas and Asia Group

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.

Annual report 2016-17

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Annual Report, presented to the House of Representatives.

Ministry PIF review 2017

The State Services Commission has published the Ministry’s second review under its Performance Improvement Framework (PIF).