Chief Executive Officer
Helen was appointed as CEO in October 2012. Her previous roles include head of corporate affairs for ANZ, director of marketing and communications at Victoria University, and strategic communications manager in the Office of the Prime Minister.
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General Manager, Quality
Kate trained as doctor in Manchuria, China and has more than 20 years’ experience working in the health sector, with a career that includes a range of clinical, corporate and governance roles. Before joining the College Kate spent time as the executive director of clinical services at Wellington Free Ambulance, director of corporate services for Mary Potter Hospice, and surgical services manager of Otago DHB.
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General Manager, Membership Services
Fellow and president of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand, Katie brings 20 years’ experience in non-government and government sector public relations to her role as head of membership services.
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General Manager, Learning
With experience in Te Puni Kōkiri - Ministry of Māori Development and time as CEO of Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA) - Māori Medical Practitioners Association, Terina has her roots firmly planted in health and Māori heritage.
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Keriata’s long experience in Māori health includes policy and strategy leadership in government and NGOs, workforce development and training, research and publications, and senior Māori health governance roles.
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General Manager, Strategic Policy
Michael joined the College in 2014, having previously worked for the Medical Council of New Zealand, the Health and Disability Commissioner and in a public health unit.
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Dr Richard Medlicott
Richard is a GP from Island Bay, Wellington and joined the College as Medical Director in 2016. He has a keen interest in health IT, health governance and extreme sports.
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