Appointment of Deputy Director-General System Strategy and Policy

Media release

19 December 2018

The Ministry of Health has announced the appointment of Maree Roberts to the role of Deputy Director-General System Strategy and Policy.

Maree has been in the Ministry since early 2018, initially leading the Office of the Director-General and more recently establishing a Mental Health and Addiction directorate and acting as Deputy Director-General Mental Health and Addiction.

Maree has worked across a number of Government agencies in her career, predominantly in Policy and Strategy Leadership roles, leading several large government programmes including the Vulnerable Children’s Reforms and Family Violence and Sexual Violence work.

Her roles have included several years as the General Manager of Child, Family, Community and Youth Policy, Associate Deputy Chief Executive of Social Policy and Community Investment in the Ministry of Social Development and most recently Acting DCE, Partnering for Outcomes in Oranga Tamariki.