The Staff

The staff of the Secretariat work to support the Council functions.
Listed below are key functions; because we are a small organisation many staff perform a number of different functions.


Chief Executive and Registrar

Dr Susan Calvert

Deputy Registrar

Jessica Schreiber

Executive Assistant & Project Administrator

Liz Fisher


Senior Advisor Midwifery Regulation

Nicky Jackson

Registration Advisors

Jess Siekmann

Christine Whaanga

Programmes Advisor

Haare Stewart-Shaw

Notifications Officer

Jill Kelly

Business Operations

Operations Manager

Justin Murrell

Policy Advisor

Position Vacant

Strategic Projects

Project Manager

Position Vacant

Senior Advisor Quality improvement

Karen Daniells

Stakeholder, consultation and project coordinator

Dan Moore


Contact Us

By phone:

the Midwifery Council main line

+64 4 499 5040

For all media enquiries please contact Leigh Bredencamp

027 457 2821

By email:

for general and registration enquiries, within New Zealand and overseas

for course submissions and course records

for all health documentation and health related enquiries

for raising concerns about a midwife