NZHIT Virtual "After Work Get Together" with Professor Lester Levy

April 30, 2020
In your chair

An opportunity to join a leader in New Zealand’s health sector who will be sharing his views on the pandemic and what the future looks like nationally and internationally.

Members are invited to join us for a relaxed get-together in the early evening, starting  with a speaker discussing a topic relevant to the current situation followed by a brief Q&A session, then we’ll finish off with an informal chat amongst ourselves.

Guest Speaker  Professor Lester Levy

Professor Lester Levy started his working life as a medical doctor and subsequently became a chief executive, entrepreneur and chair of boards of directors. He has extensive management and governance experience in both the public and private sectors and is widely recognised and respected for his leadership knowledge and research. 

Lester has been appointed to twenty five boards, fourteen as chair and three as deputy chair. The boards he has chaired include large scale and complex organisations such as the Auckland, Waitemata and Counties Manukau District Health Boards,Auckland Transport and Tonkin+Taylor. 

Currently Lester is the Professor of Digital Health Leadership at AUT, chair of the New Zealand Health Research Council, strategic advisor on the future of healthcare to the chief executive of Southern Cross Health Society and the Ministerial appointed Crown Monitor to the Canterbury District Health Board. 

In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List he was appointed as a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to health and education.

When:   Thursday 30th April, 2020

Time: 7.00-8.00pm

How: Click on the “register now” button below then follow the instructions, once registered you’ll be sent an invite to the virtual Teams site.

Cost: Absolutely free to attend (you provide your own drinks and nibbles of choice)


Please contact Anna for any inquires [email protected]

Professor Lester Levy

Professor of Digital Health Leadership, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, AUT


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