Juanita Ryan
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Juanita Ryan

Department of Corrections / Ara Poutama Aotearoa

Deputy chief executive, health services

  • Aims to strengthen leadership and service in the health rōpu to enable Pae Ora and achieve health-care equity for Māori.
  • Priorities are developing a kaupapa Māori health service, a health services governance framework, an outcomes measurement tool and strengthening and expanding mental health and addiction services.


Waikato DHB
clinical psychologist
Mar 2000 - Dec 2003
The Psychology Centre
clinical psychologist
Jan 2003 - Dec 2008
Department of Corrections / Ara Poutama Aotearoa
Director, Programmes and Interventions, Principal Psychologist
Nov 2008 - May 2018
Department of Corrections / Ara Poutama Aotearoa
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, General Manager
Nov 2018 - Present
Ara Poutama
Deputy Chief Executive
Nov 2019 - Present

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