Dame Diane Robertson
Job Title: Chair
Company: The Data Futures Partnership
Diane is a successful social sector entrepreneur, giving her a unique combination of strong business and financial skills with strong social sector credentials. She has written and managed databases for a variety of businesses and agencies.
Dame Diane is a former City Missioner at the Auckland City Mission. She designed the Family 100 Research project and was responsible for the collation and analysis of data gathered from the participants. This has become one of New Zealand’s leading authorities on families living in poverty.
Working with Statistics New Zealand, Diane led a project to add Auckland City Mission data to the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI).
Her passion is to deliver better outcomes for New Zealanders through the development of sound policies informed by qualitative and quantitative data.