Ralph leads CDHB teams accountable for planning and advising how best to invest the funding we receive from the Government, to promote and enhance the health and wellbeing of the Canterbury population. Ralph has an extensive background in service design and health funding and has previously been a PHO director and Chief Executive of a Rural Community Health Service.

Wellington UniVentures, the commercialisation arm of Victoria University Wellington, provides commercialisation services and management support to the NZHIH.

Canterbury DHB’s Corporate Services and innovation unit Via Innovations also provide management support to the NZHIH.