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.
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.
RN ADN RM, PG Dip HealSci (Nursing), MA Nursing (Hons)
Director of Nursing
As a registered nurse and midwife with a background in child health and case management midwifery, Sheree has a passion for the primary care sector.
Sheree is an active member on a number of reference groups and committees especially in the area of clinical information systems. She is currently a member on the South Island Information Systems SLA, CDHB Systems Governance Group and the National Information Clinical Leaders Group.
In 2016 Sheree added leadership of the NZ Institute of Community Health Care to her role as Director of Nursing at Nurse Maude.
Appointed September 2008 (as CFO) – role of Site Development Manager as from August 2013
Murray was Finance Manager at Healthlink South Ltd for 6 years. Prior to that he held senior finance positions in the transport/tourism sectors with The Mount Cook Group, Newmans Airways which evolved into Ansett NZ and then Qantas NZ.
He is experienced in establishing administration and accounting functions with start-up organisations and managing the finance governance issues associated with larger entities.
Graduate Diploma Business Studies (Marketing)
Certificate in Quality Assurance
GM Information and Improvement Services
Wayne has a background in quality management, business excellence, and sales and marketing in the not-for-profit, government and commercial sectors.
Wayne had 24 years in conservation serving in various roles including Knowledge and Quality Advisor for the Department of Conservation. He has served in governance roles on voluntary boards at a regional and national level including Volunteering Canterbury, Volunteering New Zealand and the New Zealand Organisation for Quality.
Most recently, Wayne was a Director of NZ Business Improvement working primarily in the health sector but also provided strategic and quality management services to organisations in the commercial sector.
Wayne has been with Nurse Maude in a full time capacity since April 2012
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.
RGON, BSc (Hons)
General Manager - Care Coordination and Specialist Services
Deb joined Nurse Maude in 2010 as Service Manager for Canterbury Care Coordination, her current General Management responsibilities include Canterbury Care Coordination, Capital and Coast Care Coordination, Hutt Valley Service Coordination, the Hospital, Hospice and Specialty Services.
Prior to Nurse Maude she held various positions at Christchurch Hospital including Diabetes Centre Unit Manager, Project Manager for the Acute Medical Assessment Unit and Clinical Nurse Manager of Children’s Outpatients.
Deb moved to New Zealand from the UK in 2003 where she had most recently been working as a senior nurse and nurse practitioner in Accident and Emergency.
She is currently completing her MBA through the University of Canterbury.
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.
BA (Education and Social Policy), Post Grad Dip Public Health (Distinction)
Business Development Manager
Mary-Anne has managed health services in Canterbury since 1995.
She has managed a community owned Primary care Trust with Union and Community Health and as the South Island representative to the executive of Healthcare Aotearoa she helped develop the model of Primary Care Trust and register based funding which became the blueprint for the NZ Primary Health Strategy.
Mary-Anne managed the Population Health service for Pegasus and, prior to joining Nurse Maude, was the National Operations Projects Manager for Ryman Healthcare.