Fiona Ross has been appointed Director Family Violence and Sexual Violence Joint Venture.
She is currently Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Secretary Strategy, Performance and Engagement at the Treasury.
The joint venture brings together chief executives from across the public service who are working together to end family and sexual violence in New Zealand.
As Director Ms Ross will lead the work programme for the joint venture and Under-Secretary to the Minister of Justice, Jan Logie. She takes up the role on 29 April.