Our team is dedicated to supporting New Zealand’s health sector
The Patients First team are a highly capable group representing many years of experience, expertise and leadership in the health and IT sectors.
Chief Executive Officer
Mark is an experienced leader in developing and driving change in business both transformation and incremental in both private and public sector organisations.
Skilled in developing and leading technology strategies, Mark’s target in Patients First is to achieve patient-focussed outcomes from technology innovation and development that support primary care and in the health and wellness of New Zealanders.
Chief Information Officer
Faustin has a rare mix of business, technical and research knowledge, from healthcare to enterprise business systems.
Focusing on digital transformation, innovation and security, Faustin is currently the principal of Medical IT Advisors and the CIO of Patients First, on a mission to improve primary health care IT and future healthcare services.
Peter is a highly experienced software architect and developer with a particular interest in healthcare information modelling and exchange.
His current focus in on interoperability solutions supporting initiatives such as the NZ CDA Toolkit used in GP2GP and the NZ ePrescription Service, plus HL7® Version 2 Messaging and FHIR® Terminology Services.
Miro is a postgraduate student, studying a Masters of Educational Psychology at Victoria University Wellington. Having recently completed an Honours degree, her main area of research has been improving the reliability of child witness testimony. She has experience working as a Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant, as well as in the food and retail industries. She is passionate about mental health awareness and wellbeing.
Miro provides administration and accounts support to the team.
Support Desk & Systems Administrator
Rohit is an experienced technical support specialist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. He has a background in systems support, front-end web development, software testing and as an IT analyst.
Rohit provides IT system administration and technical support for Patients First’s IT solutions.
Catherine has 15 years’ experience in operations and executive assistance including to Chief Executives across varying industries including design, government, retail, property and construction.
Catherine has joined Patients First in the role of Operations Manager bringing her experience to bear across its organisational and operational activities adding that to her passion for positive healthcare experiences for patients and clinical providers.