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Shayne Hunter

Shayne Hunter

Shayne Hunter, Deputy Director-General, Data and Digital, NZ Ministry of Health.

Shayne has spent the last 19 years in the health and disability sector. He has a strong a passion for a sustainable and adaptable health and disability system that delivers better outcomes for a better NZ, enabled by data and technology.

Prior to taking up his role at the Ministry he was the Chief Information Officer for Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa District Health Boards and chaired the Central Region DHBs CIO group and the Health Sector National IS Leaders Forum.

He is currently on the board of GS1, a global not for profit, member-owned organisation that provides a suite of global standards and solutions, including unique identifiers, accurate product information, traceability tools and data sharing systems to streamline the way businesses and supply chains work. He is also on the board of Medtech CORE, a Centre of Research Excellence which seeks to use New Zealand’s world-class research capability to develop new technologies to benefits the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders, and also nurture an enhanced MedTech business sector that contributes to the growth of the New Zealand economy.