Paula Polkinghorne


Ngati Tamatera, Ngati Raukawa

Paula mentored the first Centre Director and was approached to join the Board to add her clinical, governance and fund development networks to the skill set of the Board. Paula has had a variety of strategic leadership and operational positions in her career within health, disability and software development. Her passions are organisational development and systems design that support client outcomes through optimal staff performance. Paula is strongly committed to clinical and corporate governance and is a member of the Institute of Directors. Her interests include reading, gardening, time with friends and family, and watching sport.