September 10, 2017 2:31 pm
Chief Executive Officer/Tumu Whakarae
Prior to his appointment, Rob Forlong was Chief Executive of Whangārei District Council for two terms.
He contributed to Whangārei becoming a significant metropolitan local authority with strong population and economic growth, and enhanced relationships with Iwi/Hapū.
Rob was the inaugural Chief Executive of the Environmental Protection Authority, establishing the EPA in 2011, and was also the Chief Executive of the Environmental Risk Management Authority from 2005 to 2011.
Rob has worked on both local government and environmental issues throughout his career, and his first role was as a Coastal and Marine Conservation Officer in Otago between 1988 and 1992.
Rob is an Associate Fellow – New Zealand Institute of Management, and a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and New Zealand Resource Management Law Association.
He has a Master of Science with Honours in Zoology from Massey University.
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