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Dr Claire Robinson

Te Tumu o Toi – Chief Executive

In simple terms, Claire describes herself as “an accidental academic with a gift for administration and leadership.” She is excited to be involved in building a diverse and transformational organisation, which she believes will change the face of vocational education in Aotearoa. ​​​​​​​

Claire is an administrator, academic, author, award-winning designer, political scientist and respected political commentator, with degrees in politics and design from Victoria University and Wellington Polytechnic and a PhD from Massey University. Prior to joining Toi Mai, she was Professor of Communication Design and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Massey University’s College of Creative Arts in Wellington.