General Manager MHN / Nursing Director
Before joining Pinnacle, Jan was the managing director for Bupa villages and aged care in Australia and New Zealand, and was Bupa’s global chief nurse.
She is a registered nurse and midwife and has held various senior nursing and management posts in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.
Jan's career in health spans forty five years and she has seen enormous change to health systems during that time! She was chief operating officer at Waikato DHB for eight years and was closely involved in the redevelopment programme as well as managing the operational and financial day to day performance of the provider arm.
Jan was a member of the Nursing Council of New Zealand for five years and until recently was a board member of the New Zealand Aged Care Association and the national Aged Care Steering Group, having also represented nursing on the national InterRAI board.
Outside of work, Jan enjoys reading and spending time at home after living and working away from home for the past five years.