Jon and his team at the Ministry of Health are focused on bringing technology to the health sector faster, ensuring that technology provides impact, and establishing a network of interested and expert people and organisations who are working on new technology solutions in health. Jon has recently returned to New Zealand from four years in Ireland where he was working in healthcare and technology consulting for EY. In this role, Jon led the development of technology operating models and plans for the National Office of the HSE, South/Southwest Hospital Group and Saolta Hospital Group.
He was also lead on planning the work programmes for the National Children's Hospital, the National Forensic Mental Health hospital and the All-Ireland Congenital Heart Disease Service, as well as the lead on reviewing the immunisation dataset for the Republic of Ireland, including the plan to build a National Immunisation Dataset.
Previously, Jon established the Alliance Leadership Team and programme for Capital & Coast DHB and was involved in project management, technology development and analytics in a number of clinical areas. He originally trained and practiced as a Physiotherapist and also completed a postgraduate diploma in Health Management.