Laurence Pidcock
General Manager, Government Procurement Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) - NZ Government

Laurence Pidcock has been appointed General Manager, Government Procurement and will take up the role official on 27 April 2021. Prior to this he was the Chief Procurement Officer for Ministry of Education (MoE). Laurence is a career procurement professional, with broad experience in leadership, operations, policy, and consultative procurement roles in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Laurence has a passionate belief that New Zealand Government Procurement is at a pivotal position to lead and realise the greater public value government procurement can deliver. His experience at MoE in unifying and creating systems change in an environment with 2,400 schools, and an annual investment of well over $2bn, provides the right sort of foundation to lead our work programme.