Our Steering Group & Staff

Shereen Moloney
NZDC National Director
021 409 909

I have spent 20 years in management in the public and private sectors, incl...

DR Chris Perkins
Psychiatrist of Old Age

After leaving medical school I worked as a GP in Wellington and Thame...

Scott Arrol
CEO, NZHIT (NZ Health, Information ...

I’m a highly experienced leader and manager with a broad commercial, bus...

Sue Thomson
Northern Regional Dementia Coordina...

I am the Northern Regional Dementia Coordinator for Counties Manukau DHB

Beth McDougall
Dementia Care Advisor, Bupa Care Se...

I am Dementia Care Advisor for Bupa Care Services.

Catherine Hall
Chief Executive, Alzheimers NZ

I have extensive experience in the health and justice sectors. My career b...

Sharon Brandford
Consultant on Disability Support/Cl...

I am a clinical psychologist and consultant on disability support. My inte...

Karen Smith
Clinical Research Nurse, Brain Rese...

I was born and raised in Solihull, West Midlands, England which is whe...

Diane Kiernan
Family Carer

I have had a professional background of self-employment in promotions, ad...

Anna Coupe
Clinical Team Manager, Invercargill...

I bring with me my Social Work background and 15 year's experience in Ment...

Elizabeth Niven
Currently working at Unitec supervi...

I’ve been in education for nearly 30 years.  My interest is in ...

Ruth Thomas
Regional Dementia Behavioural Suppo...

I qualified as a registered mental nurse in the UK over 20 years ago a...

Grace O'Sullivan
PhD, RNZOT

I have worked with people who live with dementia, both in the community an...

Richard Worrall
Consultant Psychogeriatrician/Clini...

I am a consultant psychogeriatrician and Clinical Director of Mental Health...