Kaitiaki | Our board

We have a sector-led board made up of representatives from our member organisations.

Our board
  • Sally Pitts-Brown - Platform Trust | Our board

    Sally Pitts-Brown


    Sally originally trained as an occupational therapist and has spent many years in leadership roles across the mental health and social services…

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  • Naomi Cowan - Platform Trust | Our board

    Naomi Cowan

    Deputy Chairperson

    Naomi joined Platform|Atamira as a Trustee in 2012. She has previously held the position of Platform Chair.  “I’m involved with Platform|Atamira…

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  • Karaitiana Tickell - Platform Trust | Our board

    Karaitiana Tickell

    Tihei Mauri ora Ko Tapuaenuku te Māunga Ko Waiautoa te Awa Ko Takitimu te Waka Ko Ngai Tahu te Iwi Ko Tahu Potiki te Tangata Ko Karaitiana Tickell…

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  • Dr Karleen Edwards - Platform Trust | Our board

    Dr Karleen Edwards

    Dr Karleen Edwards is the current chief executive officer of MASH Trust. She has worked for seven years in health management roles in Australia…

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  • Phyllis Tangitu - Platform Trust | Our board

    Phyllis Tangitu

    Phyllis was raised among her whanau in Ngāti Awa and Te Arawa strongly connected to her whakapapa, whanau, whenua.  She understands and can apply…

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  • Michael Douglas - Platform Trust | Our board

    Michael Douglas

    Michael has worked for The Salvation Army in New Zealand for 23 years with more than 15 years dedicated to leadership in the Addictions and Mental…

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  • Deb Fraser - Platform Trust | Our board

    Deb Fraser

    Deb has over three decades of leadership and governance experience working in mental health & addiction services and is currently the Director at…

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  • John Moore - Platform Trust |

    John Moore

    John is currently the CEO of Yellow Brick Road - Te Wahapūahoaho and has spent his entire working life in the charity and NGO health sector. In his…

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  • Clive McArthur - Platform Trust |

    Clive McArthur

    Clive has extensive experience in the youth mental health and addiction sector, beginning his mental health and addiction career as a psychologist in…

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