The senior management team is responsible for leading College staff and implementing the strategic course.  

 Meet the team

The senior management team leads College staff to achieve our strategic aims of growing the GP workforce, setting quality standards for practices, representing our members and contributing to equitable health care for all New Zealanders.

Peter Tynan

Interim Chief Executive 

Peter has a broad range of experience in several senior management roles, including five years as the Chief Executive of Southern Cross Healthcare, New Zealand’s largest private health funder. His career includes time working in the financial services, tourism and travel, and local government sectors. Peter joined the College on a short-term basis to lead the College while the Board appoints a permanent Chief Executive

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Tengaruru Wi-Neera

Tūmuaki Māori

Tengaruru (Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Taranaki, Ngā Ruahine, Ngāti Ruanui) provides mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge), tertiary and adult education expertise to the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the College’s Māori strategy. 

Contact Tengaruru by email

Dr Richard Medlicott



Medical Director

Richard is a GP from Island Bay, Wellington and joined the College as Medical Director in 2016. He has a keen interest in health IT, health governance and extreme sports.

Contact Richard by email