Lou Sanson, Director-General of the Department of Conservation.
Christeen Mackenzie, Deputy Director-General
The Business Performance Group ensures that DOC has the business systems, tools and support it needs to achieve its missions and objectives.
Tata Lawton, Deputy Director-General
Kāhui Kaupapa Atawhai ensures that DOC fulfils its responsibilities to Māori under the Conservation Act; manages DOC's funding teams; and monitors the activities of the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust.
Michael Slater, Deputy Director-General
The Conservation Services Group is responsible for delivering great conservation work in the field.
Dr Kay Booth, Deputy Director-General
The Conservation Partnerships Group is a newly formed Group within DOC responsible for achieving conservation growth through partnerships.
Doris Johnston, Deputy Director-General
The Policy and Regulatory Services Group leads strategic policy and DOC's input into Treaty settlement negotiations; manages ministerial and OIA requests; supports the NZ Conservation Authority and NZ Fish & Game Council; and manages legal services for DOC.
Felicity Lawrence, Deputy Director-General
The Science and Capability Group improves conservation delivery and builds skills and leadership conservation capabilities.