Chris Bunny - Deputy Chief Executive, Building, Resources and Markets, MBIE
Chris leads MBIE’s Building, Resources and Markets Group. The Group supports a fair, competitive business environment and well-functioning telecommunications, building and construction, and energy and resources markets. It also serves as the New Zealand Government's Procurement and Property Functional Leader.
Chris is MBIE’s signatory on the Construction Sector Accord and one of his teams supports the Accord’s policy work. Other priorities under Chris’ leadership to drive sector change include the Construction Skills Action Plan, the Building System Legislative Reform Programme, the Building Code Delivery Framework, and the Building System Strategy.
Chris has held various public sector policy roles in New Zealand and abroad including The Treasury (New Zealand and United Kingdom) and the Ministry of Social Development. He also spent time in the UK supporting government procurement of infrastructure.