Hobson Leavy are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lokum as General Manager People for NZTA.
Chris is a strategic and commercial senior human resources generalist with over 25 years as a business-focused professional and leader. She has a track record achieving organisational change, growth in organisational capability and providing strategic leadership. Chris has extensive experience in talent management, diversity and inclusion, reward and performance management, restructuring, learning and development, resourcing and coaching leaders.
She has held a number of senior human resources positions in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. Chris was most recently working for BP across Asia-Pacific as Vice President HR Fuels and recently served on the boards of the National Association of Women in Operations and Australian Terminal Operation Management.
Chris has qualifications in human resources, economics, management and psychology. She has completed executive programmes at Michigan and Cornell Universities and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chris joined the Transport Agency in June 2019.