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NZ Director of Operations

Dr Anna de Raadt

Land Information NZ

Level 9, Radio New Zealand House, 155 The Terrace
New Zealand

+64 4 460 2719

+64 21 799 821


Dr Anna de Raadt is the Director of the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) in New Zealand. Responsible for co-ordinating and building CRCSI activity in New Zealand, the role is pivotal to research collaboration and generation of benefits across the Tasman.

The position is based in Land Information New Zealand, a key partner in the CRCSI, and has a national mandate. Anna comes to the CRCSI from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in New Zealand, where she was Senior Sector Manager for Manufacturing and Resources, Science Investments.

Anna brings with her a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience across government, research and industry sectors. She recently engaged with those involved in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Spatial Plan, “Sea Change”, and has held previous roles facilitating commercialisation and demand driven research. Anna has an MBA and a PhD in organic chemistry from Victoria University and takes over from Mary Sue Severn.