Who We Are

The members of the South Island Alliance Governance groups are:

South Island Alliance Board

Chair: Jenny Black, Chair, Nelson Marlborough Health

Sir John Hansen, Chair, Canterbury DHB

Hon. Rick Barker, Chair, West Coast DHB

Ron Luxton, Chair, South Canterbury DHB

Hon. Pete Hodgson, Chair, Southern DHB


Alliance Leadership Team

Chair: Chris Fleming, CEO Southern DHB

Lexie O’Shea, Interim CEO Nelson Marlborough Health

Dr Peter Bramley, CEO Canterbury and West Coast DHBs

Nigel Trainor, CEO South Canterbury DHB


Alliance Operational Group

This operationally focused group includes 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.