Lou Sanson is the Director-General of the Department of Conservation.
Our business groups are managed by Deputy Director-Generals who, with the Director-General, form our senior leadership team.
The Minister of Conservation is Hon Kiritapu Allan, who is currently on medical leave. Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall is Acting Minister of Conservation during this time.
Contact a DOC office, or for visitor information contact the local visitor centre or i-SITE who will be able to assist.