Transparency International New Zealand employs a full time Chief Executive officer. It has two contracted staff who provide administrative support for the Society.

Janine McGruddy

Janine McGruddy

Chief Executive Officer

Janine has a background in the public sector and a strong track record for being passionate about transparency, good governance ‘talking truth to power’.

She is alumni of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna and has a Masters of Strategic Studies from the Victoria University School of Government. Her focus as the CEO for TINZ is to further our mission of raising awareness and debate amongst New Zealanders in respect to opportunities and challenges of corruption and integrity while building a resource base which includes partnership, membership and donor funding.

She is tasked with building a viable, professional and sustainable Chapter that can implement the strategy approved by the TINZ Board. [Registry of Interests]

Helen Bewley

Financial Officer

Helen has a wealth of administrative and financial management experience mostly with small business accounts.

Helen spends one half of a day each week on TINZ activities. She can be reached at

Eva Liu

Eva Liu

Administrative Assistant

Eva works for TINZ two half days per week. She can be reached at


Recent Activity

Public Sector Integrity Media Release
State Services Commission took a very positive step in addressing a key recommendation of TINZ's Integrity Plus 2013 New Zealand National Integrity System Assessment by advertising a role for Deputy Commissioner, Integrity, Ethics and Standards. 11 May, 2017

Defence Inquiry Media Release
Transparency needed to support the integrity of our Defence Force 2 Apr, 2017

Corruption Perceptions Index 2016 TINZ media release
Transparency International 25 Jan, 2017

TINZ OGP Submission
Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) submitted recommendations for New Zealand’s second Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan (NAP). Among the recommendations were a call for more ambition in creating NAPs and developing channels of communication for improving engagement with citizens. 19 Aug, 2016