The senior management team is responsible for leading College staff and implementing the strategic course.  

 Meet the team

The senior management team leads College staff to achieve our strategic aims of growing the GP workforce, setting quality standards for practices, representing our members and contributing to equitable health care for all New Zealanders.

Peter Tynan

Interim Chief Executive 

Peter has a broad range of experience in several senior management roles, including five years as the Chief Executive of Southern Cross Healthcare, New Zealand’s largest private health funder. His career includes time working in the financial services, tourism and travel, and local government sectors. Peter joined the College on a short-term basis to lead the College while the Board appoints a permanent Chief Executive

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Terina Moke

General Manager, Learning 

Terina joined the College in 2015, having health sector experience as CEO of Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA) - Māori Medical Practitioners Association, working in Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry of Māori Development), the mental health foundation, and the (now disestablished)  Alcohol Advisory Council. 

Contact Terina by email

Katie Mathison 

General Manager, Membership Services

Fellow and former 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.  

Contact Katie by email

Tengaruru Wi-Neera

Tūmuaki Māori

Tengaruru (Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Taranaki, Ngā Ruahine, Ngāti Ruanui) provides mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge), tertiary and adult education expertise to the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the College’s Māori strategy. 

Contact Tengaruru by email

Stuart Allan

General Manager, Corporate Services (Acting)

Stu’s career includes various roles in the finance and general management space. He has worked for a number of commercial and quasi-government organisations, including those in the property management and distribution sectors.

Dr Richard Medlicott



Medical Director

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.

Contact Richard by email