Ian Fletcher

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Person.png Ian Fletcher SourcewatchRdf-icon.png
(diplomat, spook)
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Born 25 August 1959
Alma mater University of Canterbury
Parents Ray Fletcher

Employment.png Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau

In office
February 2012 - January 2015
Appointed by John Key
Resigned before the completion of his 5 year term

Ian Fletcher is a former head of the Government Communications Security Bureau, after being appointed by John Key, whom he knew professionally and who was a school ffiend of his younger brother.


He chaired the G8 committee on intellectual property and concluded two agreements with China to protect the intellectual property rights of British citizens.[1] He then transferred to the Queensland state government where he was the Director-General and CEO of the Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation.[2]


  1. O’Connor, Paul (2009). Choosing the Right Path: Burnside High School 1960-2010. Christchurch: Silver Fox Publishing. p. 197. ISBN 978-0-473-15685-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "New top spy boss revealed". Stuff (Fairfax). 8 September 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>