Our People

steering committee

Alex Macmillan
Tangata Tiriti Co-Director

Associate Professor Alex Macmillan is a public health physician and works in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago.

Rhys Jones
Tangata Whenua Co-Director

Dr Rhys Jones (Ngāti Kahungunu) is a public health physician and Senior Lecturer in Māori Health at the University of Auckland.

Cristina Cleghorn
Steering Group

Dr Cristina Cleghorn works in the Department of Public Health at the University of Otago in Wellington.

Jim Cotter
Steering Group

Professor Jim Cotter is an exercise and environmental physiologist, working in the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Otago.

CHA Research Network Members

Prof Alistair Woodward

University of Auckland

A/Prof Anne-Marie Jackson

University of Otago

Dr Annette Bolton

Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR)

Dr Shaun Awatere

Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research

Prof Barry Borman

Massey University

Dr Brian Dixon

Delta Psychology

A/Prof Bridgette Masters-Awatere

University of Waikato

A/Prof Caroline Shaw

University of Otago

Dr Darren King

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)

Dr Debbie Wilson

Ministry of Health

Dr Hayley Bennett

University of Auckland

Dr Graeme Lindsay

University of Auckland

Prof Helen Moewaka Barnes

Massey University

Mr Garth Harmsworth

Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research

Dr Hauiti Hākopa

University of Otago

Ms Hinekaa Mako

Iwi Chairs Forum

Dr Hirini Tane

University of Otago

Mr Hirini Reedy

Aio Koa

Mr Carlton Irving

University of Otago

Prof Jeroen Douwes

Massey University

Dr Jemaima Tiatia-Seath

University of Auckland

Dr Jamie Hosking

University of Auckland

Prof Tord Kjellstrom

Health and Environment International Trust

Dr Luke Harrington

Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Lyn Carter

Kati Huirapa ki Puketeraki

Mr Marino Tahi

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)

Dr Marise Kerehi Stuart

Tū Mai Rā Investments

Prof Merata Kawharu

University of Otago

Mr Ral Makiha

Auckland Council

Mr Mike Smith

Iwi Chairs Forum

Dr Richard Jaine

University of Otago / Ministry of Health

Ms Sally Lane

Health and Environment International Trust

A/Prof Sandy Morrison

University of Waikato

Ms Sarah Harrison

University of Otago

Prof Simon Hales

University of Otago

Dr Simon Watts

Brighton Observatory of Environment & Economics

Prof Tim McCreanor

Massey University

Dr Teuila Percival

Moana Research

Prof Fa’afetai (Tai) Sopoaga

University of Otago

Ms Tina Porou

Poipoia

Mr Troy Brockbank

WSP