Warren Rowe

Warren Rowe

Founding Director, Chairperson & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Education & Training

Warren Rowe is a Founding Director, Community Involvement Solutions (CIS) and Chief Executive Officer. Warren has numerous diplomas including Diploma in Leadership and Management, Advanced Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety and Diploma of Training Design and Development. Prior to CIS Warren was:

  • Security Specialist Australian Awards – Coffey International Development for DFAT (current).
  • General Manager, Incident Response Commander – Government Contract, PNG
  • Emergency Management/ Risk Advisor – Government Contract, PNG
  • 35 years with the New Zealand Defence Force (Command Warrant Officer)

Warren had an extensive military career and held numerous leadership roles from small team to Unit level (3,500 personnel), culminating as one of the most Senior Enlisted Non-Commission Officer position in the NZDF. Warren is an expert leader with an innate flair for developing and implementing strategic and operational plans to achieve organisational objectives in times of uncertainty and change. Warren excels in educating business operatives and multilevel personnel in all areas of operational planning, personnel management, risk analysis, mitigation, legislative requirements, change management and training management and delivery.

Warren has particular expertise in the field of training development. This incorporates the analysis, design, delivery and validation of training. Warren was also a key member of the Inspector General’s Office, tasked with auditing the performance of the New Zealand Army to ensure it meets directed government outputs and is compliant with government regulations.