Pro-Chancellor Hon. Maryan Street

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

MPhil(Hons) Auck, BA(Hons) THW-VUW, BA Wgtn, DipTchg Auckland College of Education, AMusTCL

Hon Maryan Street was elected Pro-Chancellor of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington by the University Council in August 2022. Additionally, she chairs the University’s Audit and Risk Committee and sits on the People and Culture Committee. She is also a Director on the Board of KiwiRail Holdings Limited.

A former cabinet minister, Maryan brings detailed and practical knowledge of government and parliamentary processes to the University. She has undertaken a number of international roles, specialising in advancing democratic participation and human rights. She has proven leadership skills in bringing together organisations with competing interests around common goals.

Current term

8 September 2021–8 September 2025

Number of previous terms