K1: Keynote: Walking backwards into the future: leadership lessons from COVID-19 – Ashley Bloomfield

Sunday 24 July 2022 | 16:30-17:30

Format: Keynote
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Ashley Bloomfield is the Director-General of Health and Chief Executive at the Ministry of Health. He trained as a medical doctor at the University of Auckland, and later completed a Master’s in Public Health.

Dr Bloomfield has held several positions of leadership including Chief Executive at Hutt Valley District Health Board from 2015 to 2018, Director of Public Health, and a stint at the World Health Organization. His interests in public health are in the prevention of non-communicable diseases, however recently, Dr Bloomfield’s influential leadership has been on display as part of New Zealand’s Covid-19 pandemic response.

Ashley Bloomfield, Ministry of Health; New Zealand