Angela Oosthuizen

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On 1st February 2016, Angela joined the Kaikoura District Council as the new Chief Executive Officer. She was the Manager : Corporate Services at the Buller District Council from 2008 until the end of January 2016. She has had 7.5 years experience in local government in NZ preparing and engaging with the community on Long Term Plans, Annual Plans, Annual Reports and Rating reviews. She managed the finance team , IT function and the Reefton Service Centre.

Angela joined the Buller District Council from South Africa where she was previously employed as the Group Internal Audit Manager and Systems Development Manager for Illovo Sugar Ltd. In the Group Internal role she managed a team of accountants across 6 different countries in Africa. Angela was an auditor in local government in South Africa and held the overall responsibility for Financial, HR and Manufacturing Systems at Amalgamated Beverage Industries where she managed a team of developers, business analysts and project managers. She holds a Masters in Business Leadership and a Bachelor of Commerce combined with both public and private sector experience.


Phone: 03 319 5026