NZORD announces new chief executive

28 June 2017

NZORD's Chairperson Chris Higgins is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Collette Bromhead to the role of Chief Executive.

Collette is a clinical scientist with 20 years’ health sector leadership and academic experience.  She comes to us from Massey University where her research has focused on improving the performance and accessibility of genomic tests. Collette has a strong background in health advocacy and has held multiple advisory roles for the Ministry of Health. With a career that bridges both the sciences and clinical medicine, Collette enjoys bringing ideas from these fields together to increase the understanding of patients, clinicians and colleagues.

She is very excited to be joining NZORD and looks forward to working with the team to continue growing and strengthening the organisation for the benefit of all stakeholders. Collette will start with NZORD on 31st July.

Mr Higgins would like to acknowledge the staff for their commitment to the day to day running of the office, and he, along with the NZORD board and staff, looks forward to welcoming Dr Bromhead to the team.