Roderick Deane was a key figure in the massive reforms of the public sector from 1984. He was then deputy governor of the Reserve Bank. In 1986 he became chairman of the State Services Commission and oversaw a substantial reduction in the number of public servants, in large part through the transfer of commercial operations out of the public service. The following year he then became chief executive of the Electricity Corporation of New Zealand, at the time New Zealand's largest state-owned enterprise.
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