Mark Prebble

Mark Prebble, of Lower Hutt, received the Insignia of a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit on 24 March 2009 for public services. Dr Prebble served as the State Services Commissioner from 2004 to 2008. He provided a new leadership model for the State Services Commission; which included the setting of standards, providing direction for improved management in the state sector, and measuring the effectiveness of government agencies in meeting the needs of New Zealanders. Dr Prebble previously worked in a number of policy and managerial roles in the state sector for some 30 years, including serving as the Chief Executive of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.