The Massey University Foundation board

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Cathy Magiannis

Picture of Cathy Magiannis Cathy joins the Board following her appointment to Massey University as Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Strategy, Finance, Information Technology and Commercial Operations at the end of June 2015.

Prior to joining Massey, Cathy was with the Ministry of Education as Deputy Secretary, Education Payroll Services, and Chief Executive of Education Payroll Limited. As Deputy Secretary of Education Payroll Services Cathy helped resolve the issues in delivery of payroll services and led the transition of the Novopay service to Education Payroll Limited. Cathy then took on the role of Chief Executive of Education Payroll Limited where she oversaw an intensive work programme to build on the improvements that had already been made to the schools’ payroll system and service.

Cathy’s experience spans both the public and private sectors. She is a highly experienced leader and operational manager with proven programme delivery expertise. Prior to joining EPL and the Ministry, Cathy was the Chief Executive of Gareth Morgan Investments Group. Before that, Cathy held a number of senior management roles at Inland Revenue including Programme Director of KiwiSaver where she led the implementation of the Government’s KiwiSaver initiative across a number of government agencies.

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