Wayne Woolrich – Chief Executive Officer
Wayne grew up in Hawke’s Bay completing his primary and secondary schooling in Napier. A qualified Chartered Accountant by profession, Wayne brings strong commercial experience while valuing the importance of building relationships to successfully achieve positive outcomes in the health sector.
Wayne joined Health Hawke’s Bay in June 2016, initially as Business Services Manager, then General Manager, and becoming CEO in May 2018.
Prior to joining the PHO Wayne held the positions of National Finance Manager for a national property consultancy firm, and the position of GM Commercial at Green Cross Health leading the acquisition and performance optimisation for the medical division.
As CEO for Health Hawke’s Bay, Wayne is responsible for delivering on the agreed Strategic goals and for developing strong relationships with health providers and General Practice.