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Denise Cosgrove

Denise Cosgrove

PSN Chief Executive
Denise has broad experience as an accomplished senior executive with commercial and public sector experience in New Zealand and Australia. Her previous roles have included being Chief Executive at the Victorian Work Cover Authority in Australia, a general manager at the Accident Compensation Corporation and an assistant auditor general. As well as contributing to various NGO organisations and actively supporting socially-minded entrepreneurs, Denise supports New Zealand’s contemporary art and design sector, especially new and emerging talent.
Wendy Hoskin

Wendy Hoskin

Chief Operating Officer / Deputy CEO
Wendy has been General Manager Development at PSN since 2014, which includes service development and management of the Family Works Resolution Services, Service and Evaluation Team and ICT. Her previous management positions include Managing the Auckland DHB’s Cardiovascular Services and Ambulatory Services, and Planning and Funding Manager, Primary, Community and Ambulatory Services and Provider Arm Services. Wendy has more than 20 years’ experience in the health and social sectors and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Andrea McLeod

Andrea McLeod

General Manager - Strategic Change
Andrea McLeod is responsible for Strategic Change at Presbyterian Support Northern. She represents the home and community health sector on a number of forums including the role of Chair of the Home and Community Health Association, and is a director on the board of Careerforce - the Industry Training Organisation. Andrea’s background is as a Registered Nurse and she brings over 20 years of experience and knowledge in health and community services management to the role.
Jess Osborne

Jess Osborne

Enliven Operations Manager
Jess is a Registered Nurse with experience in acute hospital settings, general practice and in the community. She joined Enliven in 2006 to develop the new model of home-based support for older people. Later, she led the transfer of disability clients from Coactive to Enliven.
Cherie Saunders

Cherie Saunders

Enliven Training & Quality Manager
Cherie has more than 20 years’ experience in the health industry, with a background in nursing, management and education. She has led the successful development of Enliven training programmes with a strong focus on literacy and NZQA standards across the Northern region.
Susan Spencer

Susan Spencer

Enliven Clinical Practice Leader
Susan managed the introduction of Enliven’s Positive Ageing Services in 2005, including new assessment tools and training programmes. She was also involved in successful tenders for ACC and day programme contracts in Counties Manukau and supervised the move to a new site in Manurewa in 2014.
Janette Third

Janette Third

Enliven Regional Disability Service Development Leader
Janette has worked with disabled people for more than 20 years. She joined Enliven in 2014 to develop disability support services, particularly in the area of individualised funding. This has been well received by clients and led to more than 1000 percent growth in client numbers.
Rosemary Harris

Rosemary Harris

Enliven Waikato Area Manager
Rosemary joined Enliven in 2007 with qualifications and extensive experience in rehabilitation and disability services. In Hamilton she has overseen the development of two full day programmes and groups for those with younger onset dementia. She is passionate about people’s rights to self determination and community participation.