Executive Committee



Glenn Barclay


Glenn has a background working in public sector unions, most recently as the National Secretary of the PSA Te Pukenga Here Tikanga Mahi. He worked for the PSA as a policy advisor for several years before taking on the senior leadership role in 2015. He is a firm believer in the importance of properly funded public services and the need to raise revenue for them in a way that is fair and promotes equality. He retired from the PSA in 2020 and currently holds a number of governance roles on boards.




Gervais Lawrie


Gerv holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from Bristol University and works in construction management. He was a National Union Delegate at the Ministry for Primary Industries where he represented its 1,300 members on the PSA Public Service Sector Committee. With a keen interest in economics, justice and the outdoors, he has served for six months in Iraq with the British Army and worked for four years as a cross-border tax advisor.



Jo Spratt


Jo is the Advocacy & Campaigns Director at Oxfam Aotearoa, working to end poverty and injustice everywhere. Jo has a doctorate in policy studies, is a registered nurse, and has worked in international development for over fifteen years. Among other things, Jo’s work focuses on getting a global tax system that supports every person to flourish on an healthy planet.