Gary Dunnet is currently Statistics New Zealand’s Deputy Chief Methodologist and has over 30 years’ experience as an official statistician. Gary has primarily worked at Statistics NZ, but has had stints in the NSI’s of Ireland and Australia. While he has spent most of this time as a methodologist, he has worked in many parts of an NSI (incl. subject matter (National Accounts, Census), planning, IT, and dissemination).
Gary is very active in the international community, with not only his various IAOS roles, but is also part of the High-level Group for the Modernisation of Official Statistics, the Chief Methodologists Network and an active participant in the UN ESCAP community; he is also active in the NZ statistical community. Gary is passionate about the development of technical staff and innovation within the statistical system and processes.