Katherine Errington

Executive Director of The Helen Clark Foundation

Katherine (Kathy) Errington is the Founding Executive Director of the Helen Clark Foundation, and is excited to bring her experience working for the New Zealand government overseas back home. Kathy most recently worked as a diplomat in the New Zealand embassy in Tokyo from 2013-2018.

You can see her writing at the NZ Herald (paywalled), The Spinoff, and TV Appearances on Q+A and TVNZ Breakfast.

Work History
2019- Founding Executive Director of the Helen Clark Foundation
2015-2018 Economic Second Secretary, New Zealand Embassy Tokyo
2013-2015 Long term language training in Japanese, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2011-2013 Pacific Division, Melanesia Team, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Academic Background
2009-2011 Masters with Distinction in International Relations (Political Economy) and
First Class Honours in Political Studies and Spanish from Auckland University.