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Mike Bignall, CEO:

Mike is the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for oversight of the overall performance of Active+. This includes strategic planning, financial performance, business development and the Active+ Franchise network. Mike has extensive sector experience, having held a number of senior management roles with the ACC. He has also worked for PHARMAC, the Ministry for Primary Industries and held various roles with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Andy Schmidt, Chief Operating Officer:

Andy is the Chief Operating Officer for Active+, responsible for overseeing the operational arm of the business. This includes oversight for administration, IT, marketing, and HR amongst other areas. Andy has a background in physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and business, and has been with Active+ for over 16 years in a number of roles. Andy is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.

Cornè Mackie, Chief of Clinical Services:

Cornè is the Chief of Clinical Services, responsible for expanding and developing clinical services throughout the organisation including psychological services, insurance, private, and corporate contracts. She is a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist with over a decade of experience in psychology, 5 years’ experience in delivering managerial services under Active+, and a background of business management. Cornè is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Dr Kris Fernando, Chief of Clinical Services:

Kris is Chief of Clinical Services and a member of the Active+ executive team. Her role is to expand and develop clinical services especially concussion, neuropsychology and mental health services. She has over 20 years of experience as a neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist. She has 12 years of management experience through her previous roles in ACC as Manager of Mental Health Services and Manager of the Clinical Partners team.

Erin Holland, Chief of Clinical Services:

Erin is Chief of Clinical Services and a member of the Active+ executive team. Her role is to expand and develop clinical services particularly pain, vocational rehabilitation and escalated care pathway services. Erin has 25 years experience as a Physiotherapist and over 17 years of management experience as a business owner. She has also held various senior clinical and management roles for Active+.

Wendy Braby, Lead Quality Manager:

Wendy Braby is the Lead Quality Manager for Active+. The role incorporates leadership of the quality management team and implementing and maintaining organisation’s Quality Framework. This includes both service and contract management. She has extensive management experience from previous roles at ACC spanning 20+ years.