Appointment of Chief Allied Health Professions Officer

Media release

27 November 2018

The Ministry of Health has announced the appointment of Martin Chadwick to the new role of Chief Allied Health Professions Officer.

Martin joins the Ministry from the Bay of Plenty DHB where he has held the post of Executive of Director Allied Health, Scientific and Technical for the last two years. Previously he held a similar role at Counties Manukau DHB for six years. He has over 25 years of health experience in a range of roles in both the USA and New Zealand and has filled a variety of clinical, managerial and strategic leadership roles. He is the current chair of the National Directors of Allied Health group. 

Martin Chadwick will take up his Ministry role at the beginning of February 2019.