Thu 27 Jul 2023 AT 7:15 am , Auckland

New Professionals - Meet the Chiefs with Peter Reidy

Join the IPANZ New Professionals for breakfast and the opportunity to hear from Peter Reidy – Chief Executive of KiwiRail on Thursday 27 July at MartinJenkins in Auckland.

Peter will be sharing insights about his career path, learnings from both his private and public sector background, and thinking on the future of the public sector. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions and directly engage with him. The event will kick off at 7.15am with a delicious breakfast and networking, followed by the speaker starting at 7.30am.

The event is free to attend and open to any young or new professionals who are working in the public service or ‘public service adjacent'. Come along to connect with like-minded people and learn from an inspiring speaker!


About the speaker:
Peter Reidy re-joined KiwiRail as Chief Executive in August 2022. He had previously held the same position from 2014 to 2018, before holding the role of CEO Fletcher Construction from 2018 – 2022.

Prior to KiwiRail, Peter was CEO of Downer New Zealand, and then held senior leadership roles with Downer Group in Australia and Singapore, including Board roles on the KeolisDowner Joint Venture operating Yarra Trams in Melbourne, and Gold Coast Light Rail.

Peter has also held senior leadership roles with Todd Energy and Freightways New Zealand.

More recently Peter was Co-Chair of the NZ Government Construction Accord.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and has completed the CEO programme at Wharton University.