Interim General Manager Canterbury Health and WCDHB Laboratories
Gloria has over 40 years’ experience in the health sector as a Registered Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) and whose roles have included Charge Scientist, Quality Manager, and Laboratory Manager. In addition, Gloria has worked across the sector taking responsibility for areas such as Pharmacy, Allied Health and Support Services.
Gloria has been a member of the National Directors of Allied Scientific & Technical, and a Board Member of Health Workforce New Zealand. She continues to be a member of the National Roundtable of Laboratory and Pathology Services.
Gloria’s passion for the health sector and particularly pathology services, leads her to work to assist with initiatives that will improve outcomes for the workforce and the community. As part of this, a major focus is working with people to encourage, foster and allow them to reach their full potential. She supports a team approach with a focus on the right person with the right skills, providing what is required to the right person, at the right location.