Wellington barrister Lisa Hansen has been appointed Chief Gambling Commissioner.
Ms Hansen's appointment is for a term beginning on 16 March 2020 and ending on 30 November 2022.
Admitted as a barrister and solicitor in December 1992 after graduating BA(Hons) and LLB(Hons) at the University of Otago, Ms Hansen worked at Caudwells in Dunedin and the Department of Conservation before joining the Crown Law Law Office in Wellington.
After working 13 years as a Crown Counsel, Ms Hansen became a barrister sole in February 2010. She specialises in civil and commercial dispute resolution.