ProCare Network Limited

ProCare’s corporate entity is ProCare Network Ltd, which has a board of directors which includes representation of both clinical and business governance.

Dr Craig King (Board Chair)

MB ChB, FRNZCGP, Dip Obstet, DCH (Otago), Dip Sports Med

Craig King has been a member of the board since November 2015. He is a GP at Health New Lynn, which was established in 2013 from an amalgamation of four local medical centres in the wider West Auckland area. He has been practicing as a GP in the area since 1990. Craig is a key member of the PSAAP PHO contract negotiations team and also a director of CareHQ.

Past roles include Director Westcare Accident and Medical Clinics, Director HealthWest PHO, teacher and examiner roles for RNZCGP. 



Mike Schubert

Mike brings to ProCare a rich history working in governance and executive roles across the health, professional services, primary industries, and technology sectors.  

He is currently a director and audit committee chair of Silver Fern Farms Limited, chair of technology company MiMoMax Wireless Limited, and chair of the Auditor Oversight Committee. 

Previously Mike was CEO of law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, acting CEO of shared services organisation Health Alliance, a partner at professional services firm PwC and Chair of AI start up McCarthy Finch. Mike is also chair of ProCare Network’s audit and risk committee.


Donovan Clarke

MBA (Otago University)

Donovan has whakapapa to Ngāti Te Ata, Waiohua, Waikato-Tainui and Ngāti Hine and has extensive governance experience including most recently being the Chairperson of Te Rau Ora.

Donovan is an experienced governor and director. He has led significant change across governance entities and structures and is passionate about making an impact on health outcomes in a community. He is a transformational leader having championed key projects across primary care, mental health and addictions and the disability sector. Donovan has a background in Law and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Otago.

Marama Royal (Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei)

Marama has been a Director on the Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Trust Board since 2010 and served as Chair since December 2017. Marama has extensive experience in strategic planning, relationship management, leadership, governance, and organisational change. She is passionate about achieving positive outcomes for whānau, especially our kaumātua.

Dr Jodie O'Sullivan

MB ChB 1989 Otago, Dip Obstet. FRNZCGP

Jodie is a GP and practice owner of Mt Eden 575 Doctors. After completing her medical studies at Otago University, she completed her post graduate training in Australia and the United Kingdom, returning to New Zealand with post graduate qualifications in General Practice, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Her special interests are paediatrics and disease prevention. Currently Jodie is a Director on the ProCare Health (PHO) Limited Board.


Dr Wikitoria (Wiki) Gillespie

MB ChB 1995 Otago, DipO&G, Dip Paeds FRNZCGP 2009

Wiki (Ngati Kahungunu) grew up in Hawkes Bay and has been a GP for more than 20 years. Wiki is a owner-director of her practice in West Auckland and has a strong desire to be of service to her community and wider health network with a focus on equity.

She is a highly experienced general practitioner with a particular interest in children's and women's health, mental health and diabetes. Her commitment to supporting patients has seen her up-skill in the areas of mental health and she offers Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT) consults to help people to get on-track with their lives.

Dr Francesco Lentini

FRNZCGP, PGDipGP(Otago), PGCertAvMed(Otago), PGCertTravMed(Otago)

Dr Francesco Lentini graduated in Italy in 1995. He moved to the UK in 1999. Qualified as a Surgeon in 2001.

He complete his training in General Practice in 2003 in London. He spent a period working in Surrey before moving to New Zealand in 2005.

He was Rural GP and Partner in Wellsford for four years, where he was also a Board Member for the local "Coast to Coast" PHO.

He is currently a Partner at the Mairangi Medical Centre.
He has been a RNCGP Teacher since 2009 and since 2014 Francesco has been working for the RNZCGP as a GPEP 1 Lead Medical Educator for the NW Auckland region. He also works as an Educational Supervisor for the NZMC and is a Primex Examiner.

Alister Lawrence

Alister brings to ProCare more than 25 years’ experience working in New Zealand and internationally in chief executive and director roles. With a proven track record building successful businesses from start-up through to corporate, Alister has significant experience in the Co-operative sector both as a CEO and Director, and is the Chair of ProCare Board’s Remuneration and Governance Committee.

Alister provides organisations he works with business development, leadership and governance expertise.

He is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors and has built two significant charitable trusts from conception.

Tevita Funaki

Tevita is the Chair of the ProCare Health Ltd board and Chair of the ProCare Pacific Advisory Committee (ProPa). He is an influential leader with sound commercial and community experience. His other community involvements include Chairman of the Pacific Business Trust, Chairman of the Ministry of Social Development - Pacific Governance Group.

Tevita is also a member of Minister Salesa’s Pacific Expert Advisory Panel and also a member of the Police Commissioner National Pacific board. Tevita was raised in the Friendly Island of Tonga! His primary role is the Chief Executive of the Fono Trust, a Pacific provider of medical, dental, social, public health and education services.

Dr Karl Cole

MB ChB 1995 Otago; FRNZCGP 2004

Dr Cole, a respected General Practitioner hailing from Ngāi Tahu heritage, serves the community of South Auckland as a co-owner of a comprehensive Health Hub.

Dr Cole's distinguished career spans over 28 years. His background also includes 15 years as a medical officer in the NZ Defence Force, bringing a multifaceted understanding of healthcare. During his service, he received a New Zealand Army Commendation and a TTCP (The Technical Cooperation Programme) award for human factors research.

In 2021, Karl received the ProCare GP Leadership Award for his work in patient-centred design. This includes his advocacy for the benefits of patient portals, which provide patients with secure online access to their medical notes. He is also active in the field of clinical informatics and is a founding Fellow of Health Informatics New Zealand.

With a specialization in Clinical Informatics, Dr Cole is fervently committed to harnessing technology to combat healthcare disparities. He earned a fellowship with the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) in 2004 and was elected to the RNZCGP Board in 2022.