We know that our success as an organisation depends on the skills, motivation and commitment of our staff, and we value and respect those whom we are privileged to lead. We achieve most when working as a team, which is why cooperation, information sharing and mutual support is our focus. Openness and the free expression of ideas leads to better decision making, and mistakes made in the pursuit of challenging objectives are not considered blameworthy.
It is our goal to maintain a high calibre workforce by recruiting capable people and investing in them through training and professional development and demonstrating effective leadership.
In 2018 Annette joined the Senior Management Team as Kaihautū Māori. The Kaihautū sets the beat and gives instructions to the steerer of the waka (canoe) so that everyone is paddling in the same direction. As Kaihautū, Annette will guide staff with cultural expectations when they engage with Māori in the community.
BA (Hons), MBA (Otago)
He worked for several years as a management consultant with clients mainly in primary healthcare, advising on strategy and organisational development and is a board member of the Canterbury Community Care Trust.
General Manager Marketing
Sue has a background in journalism, corporate communications and public relations, as well as governance and senior management experience across the not-for-profit sector.
As Director of a project management company, Bramwell & Banks, Sue has also worked as a consultant in the marketing and communications sector, including the production and implementation of national public relations campaigns.
Sue is on the Board of the New Zealand Brain Research Institute and the Court Theatre Foundation.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark has held senior commercial financial roles working in a variety of commercial service and finance leadership roles for multifaceted organisation, with business reach across multiple jurisdictions including being the Commercial Director for Blake Dawson Waldron one of Australia’s leading legal service firms. After working overseas for more than 20 years Mark returned to New Zealand with his family in 2007.
Mark has significant experience including commercial contracting, management of change, evaluating new opportunities, and working with and collaborating with senior executive teams, Boards and external stakeholders.
Human Resources Manager
She commenced her career as a Registered General and Obstetric Nurse and subsequently obtained an arts degree majoring in Psychology and Sociology.
Kim has worked in a number of senior human resource management roles both in the public and private sector working predominantly in health.
RN, Certificate Adult Teaching, MA (Nursing)
General Manager Community Services
Sam joined Nurse Maude in April, 2014 as a Service Manager for Community Services. In June 2015 she was appointed to the role of General Manager Community Services for Nurse Maude.She is a registered nurse with a background in critical care, general medicine, general surgery and education. Trained in Canterbury, Sam moved into management in 2004 and has previously held clinical and leadership roles within the CDHB, was Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health for the South Canterbury District Health Board and prior to coming to Nurse Maude was Director of Nursing for Education and Workforce at Monash Health in Melbourne.
Master of Public Health (Distinction. University of Otago), Diploma in Frontline Management (NZIM), Bachelor of Arts (Education and Social Policy. University of Canterbury)
Business Development Manager
Mary-Anne has managed health services in Canterbury since 1995.
She began her involvement in the Canterbury Health system as practice manager of a capitated, community owned Primary care Trust, the Union and Community Health Centre. While there she was the South Island representative to the executive of Healthcare Aotearoa, and participated in the Ministry of Health working party that drafted the NZ Primary Health Strategy.
Mary-Anne then managed Population Health Services for Pegasus Health and, prior to joining Nurse Maude, was the National Operations Projects Manager for Ryman Healthcare.
Her population health masters focused on aging in the community. She believes that strong community and stakeholder engagement is fundamental to strategic service development and growth.Mary-Anne leads Nurse Maude’s research team; the NZ Institute of Community Health Care.