Applications for the 2024 Ian Axford Fellowship have now closed.

Awards 2023

We are pleased to announce that two Fellows have been selected this year for Ian Axford Fellowship in Public Policy. The Fellows will arrive in February 2023 and spend six months in New Zealand to carry out the following research projects:

Rachel Wolbers


Rachel Wolbers from the Oversight Board (for Meta) will research “Next Steps for the Christchurch Call to Action” while gaining experience at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.



Sam Mulopulos


Sam Mulopulos from Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, U.S. Senate, will research “Supply Chain Resiliency: A comparative Analysis of Policy Solutions in New Zealand and the United States” while gaining experience at the Treasury and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade.


Congratulations, Fellows, we are looking forward to meeting you upon your arrival!