Lara Ariell

CFO at Callaghan Innovation

Lara has enjoyed broad range of senior leadership, finance, strategy, planning, business support and change management roles in a variety of organisations across the public service.

Lara was previously the CFO of Inland Revenue, leading their Enterprise Support Services transformation workstream.

She also held CFO and corporate services roles with the Tertiary Education Commission, Ministry of Justice and Te Papa Tongarewa, the Museum of New Zealand.  She started her career working in receivership and insolvency with accountancy firm Price Waterhouse and then McCallum Petterson and Co.