Wellington–based president elect for the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand

28 May 2015

At last week's Annual General Meeting of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ), Wellington public relations practitioner and PRINZ Fellow, Katie Mathison was voted President Elect for the Institute. Her term as President will commence after the next AGM in May 2016, replacing current President Bruce Fraser.

Group Manager of CommunicationsNew Zealand Customs Service where she has worked since 2012. Prior to this she worked in consultancy and in various Government and associated organisations: Food Safety Authority, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority, Meat & Wool NZ, Department of Conservation and the Commerce Commission. She has over 20 years’ experience in non-government and government sector management in New Zealand.

Of her appointment, PRINZ President Bruce Fraser said, “PRINZ is very fortunate to have someone with Katie’s strong and proven experience coming into this role. We are particularly pleased that the Presidency is coming to Wellington where many PR practitioners and PRINZ members work in government departments and agencies.”

Katie became a PRINZ Fellow in 2011 and holds a MBA from Massey University (1999).