Chris Szekely

Chris Szekely has held the statutory position of Chief Librarian of the Alexander Turnbull Library since 2007. He began his library career at the Auckland School Library Service, and for a time led library services in the South Auckland city of Manukau. He is a founding member of the Māori Information Professionals’ Association Te Rōpū Whakahau and a Fellow of the Library & Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa. He is also an award-winning children’s author with works published in te reo Māori and English.