Pro-Chancellor Hon. Maryan Street

Maryan brings extensive governance acumen to the University Council with leadership experience inside and outside Parliament.

AMusTCL MPhil (Hons) Auck DipTchg, Auckland College of Education, BA (Hons) Well, BA Well.

Hon Maryan Street chairs the Audit and Risk Committee and is a member of the People and Culture Committee. She was elected Pro-Chancellor by the University Council in August 2022.

As a former Cabinet Minister, Maryan has detailed and practised knowledge of Government and Parliamentary processes. During her career Maryan was involved in a large number of international engagements and human rights roles. She recently retired from the role of KiwiRail Employee Relations Manager, and in July 2022 was appointed as a Director of KiwiRail Holdings Ltd.

Maryan has proven leadership of cross-interest groups and the ability to represent views and polices in both the public and private sectors. She is able to negotiate and build consensus, manage conflict, and blend opposing views to develop acceptable and durable solutions.

Current term

8 September 2021–8 September 2025

Number of previous terms