Kristin Aitken

Sector Manager, Local Government.

Phone +64 4 917 1500, email kristin.aitken@oag.govt.nz

Kristin AitkenKristin joined the Office of the Auditor-General in mid-2016. Her main responsibilities are local authorities and related entities in the Bay of Plenty, Waikato, and Gisborne, along with Fish and Game councils. Kristin also manages the Office's relationships with the Department of Conservation, Predator Free 2050 Ltd, and the New Zealand Walking Access Commission.

Before joining the Office, Kristin was a Principal Advisor, Planning at Wellington Water where she was responsible for developing a Regional 3 Waters Strategy for the company, “regionalising” 3 waters (stormwater, wastewater and drinking water) policies and bylaws, Resource Management Act advice and working with councils to achieve strategic alignment.

Her principal experience lies in natural resource management policy and implementation. This included time with the New Zealand Transport Agency, the Ministry for the Environment, the Ministry of Fisheries, and Ministry of Justice (Foreshore and Seabed team).

Page last updated: 31 October 2019