Fiona Michel

Chief Executive Officer, Braemar Hospital

Nō Kōtimana ōku tupuna. I tipu ake au ki Ōtautahi. Nō reira, ka mihi ki te maunga ko Aoraki, me te awa ko Ōtakaro. Engari kei Whaingaroa taku kāinga. Ko Fiona Michel tōku ingoa. Ko taku maki ki Braemar Hospital ko te tumu whakarae.

Fiona has experience in technology, banking, insurance, public service, health, property, primary industry and utilities – both here and overseas. She holds an MBA from the University of Auckland, is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and is a Chartered Member of the NZ Institute of Directors. Fiona is currently the Chief Executive of New Zealand’s second largest private hospital, Braemar Hospital in Hamilton, and is an Independent Director for both Fortuna Group (dairying) and New Zealand Medical Indemnity Insurance.

Fiona has won numerous awards in New Zealand and Australia for achievement in human resources, leadership, culture, ethics and industrial relations, and was a finalist in the 2021 Westpac Women of Influence Awards for her work on the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme.

Fiona and her family divide their time between Hamilton and their lifestyle block in Raglan.