Executive Group

Executive Group – Waikato District Health Board

  • Chief Executive (Interim): Derek Wright
  • Chief of Staff: Neville Hablous
  • Executive Director Waikato Hospital Services: Brett Paradine
  • Executive Director Community and Clinical Support: Mark Spittal
  • Executive Director Mental Health and Addictions (Acting): Vicki Aitken
  • Executive Director Maori Health: Loraine Elliott
  • Executive Director Virtual Care and Innovation: Darrin Hackett
  • Executive Director Strategic Projects: Ian Wolstencroft
  • Executive Director Strategy and Funding: Julie Wilson
  • Clinical Director Strategy and Funding: Prof Ross Lawrenson
  • Executive Director Corporate Services: Maureen Chrystall
  • Executive Director Facilities and Business: Chris Cardwell
  • Executive Director Public and Organisational Affairs: Lydia Aydon
  • Executive Director Operations and Performance: Marc Ter Beek

Professional advisory members:

  • Chief Medical Officer: Dr Tom Watson
  • Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer: Sue Hayward
  • Clinical Director Primary and Integrated Care: Dr Damian Tomic
  • Director Quality and Patient Safety: Mo Neville