Executive leadership team

The Executive Leadership Team is the primary executive decision-making body of the District Health Board, with the responsibility for the design and development of the strategic direction of the health system as well as ensuring that the organisation delivers on its objectives and key performance requirements. The team includes:


 Geraint Martin Geraint Martin
Chief Executive Officer
  Ron pearson Ron Pearson
Deputy CEO & Director of Corporate & Business Services
 benedict hefford Benedict Hefford
Director of Primary Health & Community Services
 Margie Apa Margie Apa
Director of Strategic Development
 Phillip Balmer Phillip Balmer
Director of Hospital Services
 Professor Jonathan Gray Professor Jonathon Gray
Director of Ko Awatea
 Gloria Johnson

Dr Gloria Johnson
Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

 Campbell Brehner Dr Campbell Brebner
Chief Medical Advisor, Primary Care
David Lenihan David Lenihan
Director, Healthy Together 2020
Beth Bundy Beth Bundy
Director of Human Resources
 Photo coming soon Jenny Parr
Director of Patient Care & Chief Nurse and Allied Health Officer