Our People

New Zealanders for Health Research has a governing board with broad representation from industry, patient advocacy groups, philanthropic organisations and health research institutes.

Graham Malaghan







Frances Benge
CEO - Cure Kids






Derek Siegers
Head of Asia Pacific Global Clinical Trial Operations - MSD






Martin Gagnon
Director of Research and Enterprise - University of Otago






Nadia Levin
CEO – Research Australia






Nicola Kayes
Professor of Rehabilitation and Associate Dean Research Director, Centre for Person Centred Research, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences - AUT





Peter Surman
Chief Scientific Officer - Douglas Pharmaceuticals







Chris Higgins
Chief Executive
New Zealanders for Health Research
Email: [email protected]

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