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Senior Management Team

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Barbara is our Chief Executive Officer and joined the PHO in August 2004.

Reporting to the Board, Barbara's portfolios include executive oversight, governance and strategy, and public/key stakeholder relations.

Barbara Stevens



Dr Charlotte is our Clinical Director and joined the PHO in September 2012.

Dr Charlotte Harris

Clinical Director

Julia Burgess-Shaw

Julia is our Manager of Planning and Performance and joined the PHO in July 2021.

Julia's portfolios include practice engagement operations, contract management, reporting and strategic development. 

Manager of Planning and Performance

Tanya Clark

Tanya is our Manager of Mental Health and Wellbeing and joined the PHO in August 2020.

Tanya's portfolios include the M2M and Integrated Primary Mental Health Programmes.

Manager of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Ashley Hulme

Ashley is our Chief of Operations and joined the PHO in May 2022.

Ashley's portfolios include General Operations, Data and Digital, Health and Safety, and Finance.

Chief Operations Officer

Practice Engagement Team

Aaron Piano

Clinical Advisor: IPC, Vaccinator and Cold Chain Competency Assessor

Aaron is our Clinical Advisor for IPC, Vaccinator, and Cold Chain Competency Assessments and joined the PHO in July 2021.

Aaron's role is to assess practice staff for Vaccinator and Cold Chain compliance, and provide IPC advisory services.

Shanaz Khan

Shanaz is our Immunisation Services Coordinator and joined Auckland PHO in December 2020.

Shanaz's portfolios include Childhood Immunisation, Healthy Mamā Healthy Pepī, and the Best Start programme.

Immunisation Services Coordinator

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Siobhan Matich

Clinical and Quality Manager

Siobhan started at the PHO in August 2023. Her role involves supporting general practice teams within the Auckland PHO network with the implementation, socialisation and monitoring of PHO and associated Te Whatu Ora initiatives, contracts and programmes in order to deliver evidenced-based best practice.

Alison Brown

Clinical Nurse Advisor

Alison joined the PHO originally in October 2018. After an extended leave to travel the world in late 2023, Alison joined back with the PHO in April 2024.

Alison's role is to support and assist our practice nurses with training, and has oversight over Health Improvement System targets.

Komal Rana

Komal is our Population Health Coordinator and joined the PHO in July 2022.

Komal's portfolios include practice communications, network HR support, refugee health, youth health, contracted reporting coordination, project coordination, and PHO administration.

Population Health Coordinator

Alexa Cunningham

Alexa joined Auckland PHO in January 2023.

Alexa’s role is to support and assist our practices in their achievement for Health Improvement System targets.

Practice Support and Improvement Assistant

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Erin Thompson

PHO Primary Care Support

Erin started with Auckland PHO in March 2024. Prior to this, she was a practice manager for two practices in the Auckland PHO network.

She provides non-clinical support for our practice network. 


Emma joined Auckland PHO at the beginning of February 2022 to support our clinics during the COVID-19 surge as the Covid Navigator.

Emma's role is to oversee PHO lead projects and provide non-clinical support.

Emma Pickles

Project Manager


Charley started with Auckland PHO as a Health Coach in March 2022. She is also the Self-Management Services Coordinator, and manages the diabetes self-management programme.

Charley Peace

Self Management Services

Co-ordinator & Health Coach Lead


Carol Ennis is our contracted Foundation Standards Assessor

Carol Ennis

Foundation Standards Support and Assessment

Operations Team

Suzanne Le Lievre

Suzanne is our Accounts Assistant and joined the PHO in August 2011.

Suzanne's portfolios include accounts receivable and payable.

Accounts Assistant

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Siddharth is our Data Analyst and joined the PHO in October 2023.

Siddharth's portfolios include report building and developing insights through data analytics.  

Siddharth Raj Saravanan

Data Analyst



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