Michelle Thompson

Chief Executive

Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand

Michelle was instrumental in helping to establish the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand and was appointed its founding Chief Executive in September 2013. She is an experienced chief executive and senior manager who has provided services to a range of health sector organisations including the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network, the PHO Alliance, General Practice New Zealand, Compass Health, Southern Cross and Kowhai Health Trust. Michelle lives on a farm in Waipukurau running cattle and a few alpacas (not for eating).