Governance Advisory Board

 

The board advises and monitors Te Ira Kāwai – Auckland Regional Biobank (ARB) activities in line with the University of Auckland policy on units, centres and institutes, and tikanga o mana whenua.

With its regional focus, the ARB is committed to including representation from mana whenua, contributing institutions, and the community.

Board members

Position

Current Membership

Chair, community representative

Pru Etcheverry

Dean, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Professor John Fraser

Clinical Director, ARB

Professor Peter Browett

Tissue banking expert

Dr Anne Thompson

Community representative

David Mace

Auckland District Health Board

Dr Margaret Wilsher

Waitemata District Health Board

Dr Jonathan Christiansen

Counties Manukau District Health Board

Dr Peter Watson

Research Advisor – Māori, Auckland and Waitemata District Health Boards

Dr Helen Wihongi

Research Advisor – Māori, Auckland and Waitemata District Health Boards

Kerry Hiini

Ex officio

 

Chair Scientific Advisory Board, ARB

Professor Cristin Print

Manager, ARB

Dr Tony Frugier

Strategic Engagement Manager, Auckland Academic Health Alliance

Megan Putterill

Group Services Manager, School of Medical Sciences

Bruce Rattray

Technical Services Manager, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Ray Gilbert