Head of Operations and Deputy Public Trustee

Janet Peel

Janet Peel



Janet Peel was appointed to the role of Deputy Public Trustee in November 2016. She has been Head of Operations since February 2009.

Her previous roles include:

  • Head of People Strategy at the Court Funds Office, 2008 to 2009
  • HR Business Partner, Ministry of Justice, 2006 to 2008
  • Head of Occupational Health and Welfare, Ministry of Justice, 2002 to 2006
  • Senior Civil Litigation Case Manager, Office of the Official Solicitor, 1993 to 2002

Head of Operations

The Head of Operations is responsible for all elements of service delivery, including budget and staffing, and reports to the Official Solicitor and to the Public Trustee.

Deputy Public Trustee

A Deputy Public Trustee carries out the duties of the Public Trustee in his absence.