Anna Butler

General Manager

Anna Butler is the General Manager, Building System Performance at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

A highly skilled leader with more than 20 years’ public sector experience, Anna joined MBIE in 2016 and takes a “whole system” view of the building and construction process.

Anna was General Manager Housing, Income, Support and Employment – Social Policy at the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), where she played a key role in establishing a new social housing reform programme. She previously led the policy and legislative process at MSD to support welfare reform and implementation.