Ō mātou tāngata | Our people

Integrity Transition Committee Members

The following people have been appointed to the Committee to oversee the transition to a new integrity entity.

Doug Martin


Doug Martin

Doug has vast knowledge of the New Zealand public management system. He was one of the main architects of the State Sector Act 1988 and played a major role in implementing the new public-sector management model encapsulated in the Act. He has also been an expert adviser in subsequent reviews of the model.

Doug is often engaged to review areas of government administration that have encountered difficulties at the policy or operational levels. He was appointed Crown Manager to Christchurch City Council when the Council lost its accreditation as a Building Consent Authority during the Christchurch earthquake recovery and developed and implemented a performance improvement programme that resulted in the Council regaining accreditation. He has also been appointed to review a number of instances of major regulatory failure.

More recently, Doug was the Crown Negotiator for the historic pay equity settlement for Care and Support Workers in the age care and disabilities sector, and chaired the working group that advised the government on improvements to the governance, accountability and representation arrangements for the Three Waters reforms.

Doug was the principal adviser on the establishment of Sport and Recreation New Zealand, that incorporated the functions of the Hillary Commission and the Sports Foundation.

Doug is a founder of the consultancy firm MartinJenkins and Associates.

Don  MacKinnon

Deputy Chairperson/Integrity Working Group representative

Don MacKinnon

Don is an employment lawyer at City Chambers and has practiced in this area for approximately 30 years. Don was previously a founding partner of SBM Legal and before then was a partner at Simpson Grierson for 10 years, the last three years as Head of Litigation.

Don is also one of New Zealand’s leading sports lawyers and directors. He currently Chair’s the super rugby club The Blues, he is a long serving director of NZ Cricket (and Chair of its High Performance Committee) and he is also Chair of the Integrity Vetting Panel of World Athletics based in Monaco. He has previously served as a director of Sport NZ, High Performance Sport NZ and was Chair of Netball NZ. Don has also conducted several significant independent reviews on sports related matters. He has also been a director of various commercial entities.

Most recently, Don has chaired the Sport and Recreation Integrity Working Group.

Tim Castle

DFSNZ representative

Tim Castle

Tim is a barrister in private law practice throughout New Zealand and at times internationally. Tim provides legal strategic advice to national and international umbrella sporting bodies. Tim provides broad legal, governance and commercial advice to several of New Zealand’s high profile national sporting organisations, athletes, and support professionals. Tim also represents as an agent and manager of several male and female New Zealand athletes across codes and is an accredited agent with NZRPA. Tim has significant experience as a mediator particularly in sport. Tim was New Zealand’s inaugural appointee to the International Cricket Councils Appeals Commission and Corruption Commission and a New Zealand and Wellington Code of Conduct Commissioner since the Cricket World Cup in NZ and Australia 1992. Tim has been a Ministerial appointee on several Ministerial Advisory panels in areas such as Drugs and Anti-doping initiatives nationally and internationally.

Tim is currently the Chairperson of Drug Free Sport NZ.

Traci Houpapa

Māori representative

Traci Houpapa

Traci is an award-winning company director and a recognised industry leader. She is also a trusted advisor to Māori, Government and industry on strategic and economic development. Traci holds a number of directorships in the public and private sector, including a Director for Chiefs Rugby Club and NZ Trade and Enterprise.

In the 2012 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Traci was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to business and Māori.

Alexis Pritchard

Athlete representative

Alexis Pritchard

A South-African born New Zealand boxer. Alexis was part of the NZ Team to the London Olympics 2012. Alexis has also represented NZ at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games, achieving a bronze medal in 2018.

Alexis retired from international competition in 2018. Whilst competing and upon her retirement, Alexis has demonstrated strong leadership and a commitment to supporting other athletes. This includes her long standing membership of the NZOC Athletes Commission (since 2014) and NZOC Olympians Commission (since 2015).

Alexis addressed the sports sector at the 2018 HPSNZ Athletes Symposium regarding Athlete Wellbeing and Post Competition Blues after Pinnacle Events like the Commonwealth and Olympic Games. She is also a member of the Organising Team for the 2022 International Working Group for Women and Girls Conference in Auckland 2020 (2022).

A former Physiotherapist, Alexis is a part owner in Wreck Room Boxing Gym and a Mental Skills and Performance Coach.

Sarah Murray

Recreation representative

Sarah Murray

Sarah is the Community Partnerships Manager for Parks, Sport and Recreation at Wellington City Council. Prior to this she worked for the Department of Conservation in a variety of recreation planning, community engagement and education roles. In her current role she works with a wide range of play, active recreation and sporting organisations and has a strong focus on improving opportunities for those who have traditionally not been served well by the sport and recreation system. She has held a variety of governance and volunteer roles in the sector including serving as a founding trustee of the Shift Foundation and a board member of Recreation Aotearoa. She is currently a board member of WORD, a not for profit providing mountain biking adventures for rangatahi, and a committee member for Revolve, a cycling club focused on getting more females on bikes.

Dean Murphy

NSO representative

Dean Murphy

Dean is the Chief Executive of NZ Golf. Dean joined New Zealand Golf in 2007 and since that time has strategically negotiated the changing environment within golf and has led the transition of the organisation towards a more secure and sustainable future. In 2018, he was the deserved winner of the CK Doig Leadership Award at the Sport NZ Connections Conference. Dean is a recognised leader within the wider NSO network.

Dean holds a number of Directorships including with Central Districts Cricket Association (since 2016) and Project Litefoot Trust (since 2017).

Vicky Robertson

CEO, Ministry for the Environment

Vicky Robertson

Vicky Robertson is the Secretary for the Environment, appointed in April 2015. An internationally experienced executive with a background in law and economics, Vicky is a champion for diversity and inclusion, te ao Māori and achieving transparency and accountability in the state sector.

Vicky has extensive experience across a range of complex policy frameworks. She provides system leadership to deliver significant reform programmes including in recent years reforming the approach to climate change, improving freshwater quality and reforming the resource management system. Vicky enjoys working on these fundamental reforms as they achieve change in the real world and require working together with Māori, Treaty partners.

Bringing in different perspectives and working with stakeholders such as local government, the food and fibre sector, environmental eNGOs, and business have been a critical part of Vicky’s leadership. She looks to innovate in collaborative approaches, leading the Climate Change Chief Executives Board, the formal joint venture Board of Chief Executives leading the reform of the resource management system and setting up the joint public/private sector collaboration The Aotearoa Circle.

Vicky is passionate about diversity and inclusion as a critical factor in high performing organisations and has led this into MfE’s strategic framework. She has worked extensively with iwi, hapū and Māori throughout her career. She has embedded te ao Māori and the Treaty of Waitangi as essential principles to MfE’s work. Vicky puts people first and is currently leading the Ministry’s development of an organisation-wide wellbeing framework.

Vicky has represented New Zealand in hockey and competed nationally in mountainbiking. Vicky enjoys spending her weekends with family, particularly her two mokopuna and loves mountain biking in Aotearoa New Zealand’s stunning natural environment.

Programme Team

Rebecca Rolls

Integrity Transition Director

Rebecca Rolls

Rebecca has a Public Service career spanning over 20 years. This includes 10 years in Police, seven of those spent in the CIB working in a number of serious crime squads. Rebecca then spent 10 years at the Serious Fraud Office, most of which was spent leading the investigations team there as part of the Senior Leadership Team. More recently, Rebecca had two years at the Department of Corrections, leading the Integrity, Risk and Assurance functions before joining Sport New Zealand as the Diversity and Inclusion Manager in 2021. Rebecca is a former international athlete, having represented New Zealand in both Cricket and Football. She was a cricket world cup winning White Fern in 2000 and part of the London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Football Ferns campaigns.