Corporate Services, PacificTA and EQUIP

Scott leads the operations and commercial aspects of LGNZ and is responsible for all things governance, accounting, HR and administration, Pacific TA and EQUIP (a Limited Partnership and separate legal entity wholly owned by LGNZ).

Scott Necklen

Deputy Chief Executive

Scott began work at LGNZ in July of 2013 and is responsible for developing new products and services for the membership as Deputy Chief Executive Commercial.

Previous to taking on the…

Trudi Mackay

Financial Accountant

Trudi started working for LGNZ in May 2015.  Her role is to support management in the finance function of the organisation.

She has gained extensive previous experience in accounting roles for Chartered Accountants,…

Frances Sullivan

Pacific TA Programme Manager

Frances is the programme manager for the PacificTA programme, a local government technical assistance facility for Pacific Island Countries which has been operating since 2002 and is currently funded by…

Stephane Mino-Vercellio

Pacific TA Programme Administrator

A native Frenchman, Stephane emigrated to New Zealand in early 2018 after 13 years as logistics manager with the Embassy of France in London.  An experienced administrator, he joined LGNZ in…

Dr Steven Finlay

General Manager EQUIP Consultancy

Steven joined LGNZ as Manager Business Solutions in April 2014 to drive the operational delivery of EQUIP, LGNZ’s Centre of Excellence.

From 2008 to 2012 Steven led the establishment of both…

Mark McKeag

Senior Consultant EQUIP

Mark joined LGNZ as Senior Consultant in October 2020 to further drive the scale up of EQUIP Consultancy, LGNZ’s centre of excellence and professional development.

Mark brings significant consultancy experience and…