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, 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
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.
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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.
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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, 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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General Manager, Corporate Services
Peter brings significant financial management experience to the College, having worked across a variety of sectors, including technology, banking, not-for-profit, and the public sector. Before taking on the role of GM – Corporate Services, Peter was the Chief Financial Officer at NEC New Zealand Ltd
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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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