George, Becky /

Becky George

Chair of Health Informatics NZ

Becky is passionate about advocating for Allied Health Professions across the health and disability system, particularly within the context of digital health and innovations. Whilst working and studying for her doctorate, she continues to work regionally and nationally, contributing to a number of digital health programs. A registered Occupational Therapist and an Associate Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, she was elected chair of the Health Informatics New Zealand Board in 2019 and re-elected in 2020. As chair of the Allied Health National Informatics Group, she co-authored the published Allied Health National Data Set Standard and the recent position statement on Allied Health Leading Data and Digital Driven Services. Last year she was awarded the inaugural Clinical Informatics Leadership Award 2019 recognising the achievements of a clinician working in Digital health in New Zealand. Becky is driven by the belief in effective leadership, robust governance and collaborative partnership across our services to achieve lasting change.