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Kay Thomson

Recovery Investment Portfolio Lead

Kay came to Sport NZ in January 2016 after ten years in the UK working for Sport England and the UK Department of Health leading their strategic focus on Inactivity and Health and delivering on large scale cross-government 2012 Olympic Legacy projects.   During her time at Sport NZ, Kay has worked within the Policy, Strategy and Diversity and Inclusion teams and now leads the approach to Recovery Investment.

Kay has a background in public health having worked in both NZ and the UK on Smokefree legislation and began her career working for the Cancer Society as Health Promotor. Kay is a keen outdoor enthusiast currently trying to complete all of New Zealand’s Great Walks.

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