Lou Sanson, Director-General of the Department of Conservation.
The Business Performance Group ensures that DOC has the business systems, tools and support it needs to achieve its missions and objectives.
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.
The Conservation Services Group is responsible for delivering great conservation work in the field.
The Conservation Partnerships Group is a newly formed Group within DOC responsible for achieving conservation growth through partnerships.
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 and Game Council; and manages legal services for DOC.
The Science and Capability Group improves conservation delivery and builds skills and leadership conservation capabilities.
The Deputy Director-General leads the change management of the Department of Conservation.