Chief Executive’s Office

Fepulea’i Margie Apa, Chief Executive

Peter Alsop, Chief of Staff

Interim Executive Director, Change Management Office – TBA

Mahaki Albert, Maiaka Whakaruruhau Tikanga (Chief of Tikanga)  

Delivery Leadership

Hospital and Specialist Services 

National Director - Fionnagh Dougan

Pacific Health

National Director – Markerita (Meg) Poutasi

  • Maria Lafaele, Interim Pacific Lead, Director’s Office
  • Tofilau Talalelei Taufale, Interim National Pacific Health Commissioning Lead and Pacific Lead – RSE and Transformation
  • Pauline Fuimaono Sanders, Interim National Pacific Health Workforce Lead
  • Teei Kaiaruna, Interim National Pacific Integrated Contracts Sprint Lead
  • Namoe Tu’ipulotu, Interim National Pacific Intelligence Lead
  • Amanaki Misa, Interim Hospital Services Re-design Lead (Te Waipounamu)

*See Pacific Health regional structure under Regional Leadership below.

Improvement & Innovation

National Director – Dr Dale Bramley

National Public Health Service

National Director – Dr Nick Chamberlain

  • Director, Transformation  Dr Maria Poynter
  • Director, Intelligence – Dr Juliet Rumball-Smith
  • Interim Director, Outbreak Response Matt Hannant
  • Director, Promotion – Kathrine Clarke
  • Interim Director, Prevention – Astrid Koornneef
  • see NPHS regional structure under 'Regional leadership' below

Commissioning

National Commissioner – Abbe Anderson

Enabling Leadership

Chief Financial Officer – Rosalie Percival

Chief People Officer – Andrew Slater 

Interim Lead, People & Capability – Lynsey Bartlett

Interim Lead, Data and Digital – Stuart Bloomfield

Interim Lead, Governance, Partnership & Risk – Deborah Roche

Chief Infrastructure and Investment Officer – Jeremy Holman

Interim Lead, Corporate Services – Sue Gordon

Interim Chief, Strategy, Planning & Performance – Tracey Maisey 

Interim Lead, Communications & Engagement – Deidre Hill

Interim Lead, Internal Communications, Channels & Content and Business Partners - Helen Mexted

 

Regional leadership

Northern

Regional Director - National Public Health Service – Dr Hayden McRobbie

Regional Director - Hospital and Specialist Services – Mark Shepherd 

Regional Wayfinder - Commissioning - Danny Wu (Interim)

  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Te Tai Tokerau Northland – Tracey Schiebli (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Te Toka Tumai Auckland – Dr Mike Shepherd (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Counties Manukau – Dr Vanessa Thornton (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Waitematā – Mark Shepherd (until new appt.)
  • Interim Pacific Lead Northern Region - Harriet Pauga

Te Manawa Taki

Regional Director - National Public Health Service – Dr Natasha White

Regional Director - Hospital and Specialist Services – Chris Lowry

Regional Wayfinder - Commissioning - Nicola Ehau (from 7 Feb)

  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Waikato – Chris Lowry (until new appt.)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty – Bronwyn Anstis (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Lakes – Alan Wilson (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Taranaki – Gillian Campbell (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Tairāwhiti – Jim Green (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Tamati Peni, Interim Pacific Lead Te Manawa Taki

Central

Interim Regional Director - National Public Health Service – Peter Gush

Regional Director - Hospital and Specialist Services – Russell Simpson

Regional Wayfinder - Commissioning - Tricia Keelan (from 13 Feb)

  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Te Matau a Māui Hawke’s Bay – Chris Ash (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim District Director - Hospital and Specialist Services, Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral – Jeff Brown (until 30 Jun 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Whanganui – Katherine Fraser Chapple (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Wairarapa – Kieran McCann (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley – Jamie Duncan
  • Interim Pacific Lead Central Region - Tagaloa Junior Ulu

Te Waipounamu

Regional Director - National Public Health Service – Vince Barry

Regional Director - Hospital and Specialist Services - Dan Pallister-Coward

Regional Wayfinder - Commissioning - Chiquita Hansen (from 13 Feb)

  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Nelson Marlborough – Lexie O’Shea (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim District Director - Hospital and Specialist Services, South Canterbury – Jason Power (until 30 Jun 2023)
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Waitaha Canterbury/Te Tai o Poutini West Coast – Lisa Blackler
  • Interim Lead - Hospital and Specialist Services, Southern – Hamish Brown (1 Jan - 30 June 2023)
  • Interim Pacific Lead Te Waipounamu - Lealiifanovalevale Erolia Eteuati-Rooney