The secretariat is based in Wellington and is a small team of dedicated individuals working towards improving modern medicines access for New Zealand patients.
Medicines New Zealand's Board of Directors comprises of two independent directors (the Chairman and the Te Ao Māori director) and eight elected directors from member companies.
Independent Board Chairman
Board Vice-Chairman, General Manager NZ, Roche
Te Ao Māori Director
Business Unit Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim
New Zealand Director, MSD
General Manager, Aspen
Director, Head of Market Access ANZ, Pfizer
Country Head NZ, AbbVie
General Manager, Healthcare Logistics
General Manager, Janssen
Our members are engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription medicines and vaccines. These medicines help keep New Zealanders out of hospital, prevent and treat disease and play a pivotal role in ensuring a healthy active community.