ProCare Network Limited

Board of Directors

ProCare’s corporate entity is ProCare Newtork Ltd, which has a board of directors drawn from all areas of the medical and clinical governance sectors. To read our Board Charter, click here.

Dr Harley Aish (Board Chair)


Harley Aish started his career as a general practitioner in Otara in 1997. Past roles include director of Southmed IPA, director of ProCare South PHO, then Chair of ProCare PHO.

He has been a member of several national organisations over the years, including the IPA Council (IPAC), PSAAP PHO contract negotiations, and a member of the PHO Performance Programme Governance Group. He was a clinical champion for the High-Risk Individual Workstream in the Greater Auckland Integrated Health Network (GAIHN).

Currently he is also chair of Medical Assurance Society, and loves to serve patients in Otara.


Dr Stephanie Taylor


Dr Stephanie Taylor was elected to the board, effective 1 December 2017. Dr Taylor is a GP and partner at St Heliers Medical where she has practiced since 2004, previously working in general practice in Wellington and South Auckland. In addition to her role on the ProCare board Dr Taylor is an examiner for the RNZCGP and sits on the New Zealand Medical Association General Practitioners Council.


Dr Jan White


Jan graduated from the University of Otago in 1972 and has been a general practitioner in Mt Eden since 1983. She is chair of the New Zealand Medical Association’s General Practitioner Council (GPNZ).


Dr Craig King

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.


Dr Neil Hefford


Neil Hefford graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1985 and has been a GP in his own practice in Grey Lynn for 24 years. He is a director of ProCare Networks Ltd and chair of ProCare’s Clinical Governance Committee. His passion is achieving better integrated care and quality outcomes for our patient population through improved models of care, as well as improving GP work satisfaction and financial security.


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.