Who we are

The members of the South Island Alliance Governance groups are:

South Island Alliance Board

Chair: Jenny Black, Nelson Marlborough DHB

Dr John Wood, Canterbury DHB

Ron Luxton, South Canterbury DHB

Kathy Grant, Commissioner for Southern DHB


Alliance Leadership Team

Chair: Chris Fleming, CEO Southern DHB

Peter Bramley, CEO Nelson Marlborough DHB

David Meates, CEO Canterbury and West Coast DHB

Nigel Trainor, CEO South Canterbury DHB


Strategic Planning and Integration Team

Chair: Carol Atmore, GP, Southern DHB

Hilary Exton, Service Manager and Director of Allied Health, Nelson Marlborough DHB

Carolyn Gullery, GM Planning and Funding, Canterbury DHB

Mark Leggett, General Manager, South Island Alliance Programme Office

Daniel Williams, Clinical Director of Community & Public Health, Canterbury

Ditre Tamatea, General Manager Māori Health and Vulnerable Populations, Nelson Marlborough DHB

Anna Wheeler, Associate Director Nursing and Midwifery, South Canterbury DHB

Nigel Millar, Chief Medical Officer, Southern DHB


Alliance Operational Group

South Island general managers planning and funding, operational hospital managers, and a representative from each of the chief medical officer, director of nursing and director of allied health groups.