Management team

Management team


David Benham

David Benham

Chief Executive

Warren Tocker

Chief Financial Officer

  • Finance
  • Financial information systems and special projects
  • Information technology and support services
  • Treasury and planning
Jane Davis

Jane Davis

Strategy and Community Engagement Group, General Manager

  • Strategic development
  • Transport strategy development
  • Transport strategy implementation
  • Statutory planning and reporting
  • Communications
  • Māori relationships
  • Wellington Regional Strategy
Leigh-Anne Buxton

Leigh-Anne Buxton

People and Capability Group, General Manager

  • Health and safety
  • Training and development
  • Employment relations
  • Recruitment
  • Democratic Services
  • Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO)
Nigel Corry

Nigel Corry

Environment Management Group, General Manager

  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental regulation
  • Environmental support
  • Harbours
  • Parks
  • Wairarapa Water Use Project
Wayne Hastie

Wayne Hastie

Public Transport Group, General Manager

  • Transport procurement
  • Transport service and design
  • Metlink network
Wayne O'Donnell

Wayne O'Donnell

Catchment Management Group, General Manager

  • Biosecurity
  • Catchment support services
  • Flood protection
  • Land management
  • Biodiversity
  • Forestry
Chris Laidlow

Chris Laidlow

Water Supply, General Manager

  • Bulk water supply

Rick Witana

Rick Witana

Te Pou Whakarae, Te Hunga Whiriwhiri

  •  Māori relationships