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

Strategic Projects

Senior Advisor, Quality Improvement

Karen Daniells

Engagement, Consultation and Projects 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

[email protected]

for course submissions and course records

[email protected]

for all health documentation and health related enquiries

[email protected]

for raising concerns about a midwife

[email protected]