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.



 Tumu Whakahaere me te Pouroki

Chief Executive and Registrar

Dr Susan Calvert

 Pouroki Tuarua

Deputy Registrar

Jessica Schreiber

 Kaiāwhina Matua

Executive Assistant

Alexis Kemelmager




Senior Advisor Midwifery Regulation

Nicky Jackson


Senior Advisor Midwifery Education

Dr Ruth Martis

 Kaitohutohu Rēhita me te Mātauranga

Registration & Education Advisor

Christine Whaanga

 Kaiārahi Rēhita ā-Ao me Ngā Mahi Tari

International Registration Advisor and Administration Officer

Jess Siekmann

 Kaiārahi Kaupapa

Programmes Officer

Catherine Falconer

 Kaiārahi Whakamōhiotanga

Notifications Officer

Hamish Weren

 Kaiārahi Whakamōhiotanga

Notifications Officer

Maddi Bowron

 Kaiārahi Whakamōhiotanga

Notifications Officer

Sophie Storck


Business Operations

 Kaiwhakahaere Mahi 

Operations Manager

Justin Murrell

 Kaiārahi Tari 

Administration Officer

Natalie Rogerson


Strategic Projects

 Kaitohutohu Matua, Hiki Kounga me Ngā Kaupapa Mahi

Senior Advisor, Quality Improvement and Projects

Karen Daniells

 Kaiwhakarite Whakawhitiwhiti, Kōrerorero Ngātahi, Kaupapa Mahi

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]