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New Programme Lead for the System Transformation Team, James Poskitt

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James Poskitt

James Poskitt will be the new Programme Lead for the System Transformation team from 29 July 2019.

He joins the Ministry of Health on secondment from his General Manager Community and Family Policy role at the Ministry of Social Development until 30 June 2020.

James brings a lot of relevant experience in the disability sector. He currently has line management responsibility for the Waikato EGL demonstration and the Office for Disability Issues. He is also leading the Machinery of Government review work stream as part of system transformation.

James has successfully led lots of teams in the public service including policy, front line operations, business improvement, shared services and research and analytics. James brings good relationships within the disability sector and public sector experience from the Treasury and the Ministries of Social Development, Education and Justice.

He is looking forward to working with the disability sector to transforming the disability support system so that disabled people and whānau have greater decision making over their lives and supports.