Sarah Fitt
Want to update the information? Click here

Sarah Fitt

Pharmac

Chief executive

  • Appointed January 2018.
  • Previously Pharmac’s director of operations from 2013.
  • Before joining Pharmac, spent 12 years as chief pharmacist at Auckland Hospital and worked as a clinical pharmacist in the NHS (UK) specialising in HIV, intensive care and hepatology.

Career

Dulwich Hospital
Senior Pharmacist, HIV Services
Jan 1988 - Jun 1992
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Specialist Pharmacist, Liver Unit
Jun 1992 - Dec 1999
Auckland DHB
Chief Pharmacist, Principal Pharmacist, Operational Services
Jan 1999 - Mar 2013
Pharmac
Chief Executive Officer, Director Of Operations
Apr 2013 - Present

Discover the public sector and its key players

Type a person or government entity

Our sponsors

Discover the investigation

Can we build it? NZ spends more and gets less

NZ is one of the least efficient high-income countries at delivering infrastructure – just look at light rail.

BREAKING: Ashley Bloomfield stepping down

Ashley Bloomfield is stepping down as the omicron outbreak starts to fade and ahead of major health system reform implementation.

Three waters rains millions for big four consultants

The government doesn't have the in-house capacity for a reform programme as big as three waters.

Fisheries inspections less frequent, more targeted

The Ministry for Primary Industries is making 1,000 fewer annual inspections, but GPS tracking makes them more targeted.

Clive Hudson: SFO fraud hunter

Meet the man trailing the money on the country's largest fraud cases.

MIQ review: A system constrained

The number of people going through MIQ dropped by 30% in 2021 as a series of decisions reduced capacity.

Made with support from
Primary Sector
Another class action against A2, this time in Auckland
Rebecca Howard | Wed, 18 May 2022

The opt-in class action has been filed in the Auckland High Court and already includes one financial institution. 

Infrastructure
Argosy's property income slips as portfolio's value rises
Jenny Ruth | Wed, 18 May 2022

Argosy will pay out more in dividends than adjusted funds from operations, as foreshadowed a year ago.

Primary Sector
Fed Farmers' Lewis stepping down after 17 years
Rebecca Howard | Wed, 18 May 2022

Federated Farmers board member Chris Lewis said it was time for change within the organisation.