International Industrial Dispute Resolution Conference speaker – Mr Craig Smith

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05 January 2017

Craig is Chief Advisor Workplace Relationships for New Zealand’s Department of Labour. In this role he is responsible for providing professional leadership in employment relationships for the Department’s mediators and labour inspectors.

Craig has an extensive background in public sector professional leadership and senior management prior to the current role he held the position of Chief Social Worker for statutory social services in New Zealand and was a member of the public service senior executive.

Craig has a particular interest in the contribution that positive workplace relationships has to productivity.

Craig is married with two adult sons and lives on a rural lifestyle block.