MEET OUR BOARD

Dr Arthur Morris
Dr Arthur MorrisDr Arthur Morris is a part-time Clinical Microbiologist at Auckland City Hospital. He is a Trustee of Southern Cross Trust and University of Auckland School of Medicine Foundation.
Dr Barry Snow
Dr Barry SnowDr Barry Snow is a Neurologist and the Director of Adult Medical Services at Auckland District Health Board. He is the former national Clinical Lead for Advance Care Planning for New Zealand.
Patricia Rowe
Patricia RowePatricia Rowe is a Sister of Mercy with a background in healthcare and mission development. She has governance experience in healthcare, education and community development organisations.
Nick Francis
Nick FrancisNick began his career as a Chartered Accountant in Auckland in 1986. In the late 80’s he travelled to Europe and gained corporate experience as financial controller with a large London-based company. Returning to Auckland, he later set up his own practice, which he merged with MGI Auckland in 1995. Becoming a principal in 1997, Nick has filled the role of Managing Director since 2001.
Sue Keppel
Sue KeppelOriginally a registered nurse, Sue Keppel holds an LLB (Hons) and MJur. She has previously held senior executive roles in both the public and private sectors. She is the Chief Executive Officer of the Auckland District Law Society Inc.
Aaron Hockly
Aaron HocklyAaron Hockly has over 20 years experience in financial services, property and law and is currently Fund Manager / CEO of the NZX-listed Vital Healthcare Property Trust which owns a $2.3 billion portfolio of private hospitals, medical office buildings and aged care facilities across Australia and New Zealand.
Joanna SimonJo has over 20 years experience working in marketing and business development for professional services organisations in New Zealand and the UK. More recently she has worked as NZ COO for global law firm DLA Piper. Jo is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation. She has also worked as a volunteer at the Mercy Hospice Shop in Ponsonby.

Mercy Hospice CEO

Te Korowai Atawhai Mercy Hospice is delighted to announce the appointment of Dene Coleman as CEO.

For the last 10 years, Dene has been in management roles both in a consultancy capacity and more recently with Comprehensive Care (PHO) and the Auckland DHB Surgical Directorate. Dene has both a Master of Health Sciences and an MBA.

To find out more about Dene and his personal connection with Sisters of Mercy, click here to read our announcement.

Executive Leadership Team

Dr Pam Jennings

Medical Director

Dr Carol McAllum

Strategic Clinical Director – Integrated Palliative Care Auckland DHB / Mercy Hospice

Collette Parr-Owens

Clinical Services Manager

Cheryl Kenwright

Human Resources Manager

Teina Stewart

Operations Manager

Caroline White

Financial Controller

Anna Baird

Marketing & Funding Manager