Sir John Phillip Key is a New Zealand former politician who served as the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 2008 to 2016 and as Leader of the New Zealand National Party from 2006 to 2016. After resigning from both posts in December 2016 and leaving politics, Key was appointed to board of director and chairmanship roles in New Zealand corporations. Born in Auckland before moving to Christchurch when he was a child, Key attended the University of Canterbury and graduated in 1981 with a bachelor of commerce. He began a career in the foreign exchange market in New Zealand before moving overseas to work for Merrill Lynch, in which he became head of global foreign exchange in 1995, a position he would hold for six years. In 1999 he was appointed a member of the Foreign Exchange Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York until leaving in 2001.
|Born:||John Phillip Key, August 9, 1961, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Alma mater:||University of Canterbury|
|Preceded by:||Helen Clark|
|Succeeded by:||Bill English|
|Twitter:||John Key's Twitter profile|
About John Key
Politician who was the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand and led the New Zealand National Party. He was responsible for the withdrawal of New Zealand's forces from Afghanistan.
He studied at the University of Canterbury and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Commerce.
He frequently attends church but has said that he is an agnostic.
He married his wife Bronagh in 1984, and they have two children, including DJ Max Key.
He and Harry Atmore are both politicians from New Zealand.
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