Shayne Hunter joined the Ministry of Health in March 2019. He has spent the last 22 years in the health and disability sector where he developed a strong a passion for information and technology enabled improvements for the system and for the health outcomes for individuals and our population. His previous role was as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Capital & Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa DHBs where he was a member of the ELT for each district health board. Prior to his role as CIO, he was based at the Ministry and led several national initiatives in the area of medicines management, eHealth strategy and standards. Shayne started his career with IBM before leaving to establish several start-up businesses based on emerging technologies. From there he has held delivery and leadership roles in government and the private sector.