Chris Fleming

Chris Fleming, Chief Executive Officer, Southern District Health Board

Chris was appointed as CEO of Southern DHB in January 2017 following a secondment to the role from mid-September 2016.

Chris has worked in the health sector for the past 25 years, and has worked in a wide variety of roles across NZ, Australia and Canada including CEO, CFO, GM Planning & Funding, GM Surgical & Ambulatory, and Director of Population Health, Planning & Performance.  

Chris is also the South Island representative on the National DHB Executive, national Lead CEO for Health of Older People, and the South Island Lead CE for two workstreams.

Chris was the co-sponsor for the National Aged Residential Care Service Review and for the current roll out of InterRAI into all Aged Residential Care facilities. 

Professionally Chris is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and the New Zealand Institute of Directors.


Chris Fleming Dawn of a new era