Monica Briggs is Acting Chief Executive of the Centre. Monica originally joined the team to manage business development and partnerships. Monica has had a distinguished career in the public health and senior management experience.
She was most recently the CEO of the YWCA Auckland where she created the National Equal Pay Awards and took the organisation out of a financial deficit position and into a surplus. Monica’s previous roles include National Education Setting Manager at the National Heart Foundation, and General Manager of the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (APRHS), where she held accountability for the largest and most complex public health provider in the country with over 200 staff. She has been deputy chair for the New Zealand AIDS Foundation and President of the Public Health Association of New Zealand in October 2011. Monica works in areas which align to her values around empowerment and social justice and loves the energy and spirit of the not-for-profit and charitable sectors.