The Team

Meet Our Team

Mark Corbitt

Chief Executive Officer

Mark is an experienced leader in developing and driving change in business both transformation and incremental in both private and public sector organisations including Energy, Telecommunications, Public Housing and Finance / Insurance. Additionally, his experience includes a broad perspective including theological training and church leadership and a deep passion for people. Skilled in developing and leading technology strategies, Mark’s target in Patients First is to achieve patient-focussed outcomes from technology innovation and development that support primary care and in the health and wellness of New Zealanders.

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Faustin Roman

Chief Information Officer

Faustin has a rare mix of business, technical and research knowledge, from healthcare to enterprise business systems. Focusing on digital transformation, innovation and security, Faustin is currently the principal of Medical IT Advisors and the CIO of Patients First, on a mission to improve primary health care IT and future healthcare services. Originally from Romania, Faustin has a multi-disciplinary background in IT, nuclear physics and health, with published research in peer-reviewed journals. His international experience has included senior roles across the New Zealand and Australian health sectors, and before that building an innovative cancer center in Vienna, Austria, and prototyping medical data federation across Europe as a Marie Curie fellow at CERN, Switzerland (“where the web was born”). Faustin is currently interested in health information security and emerging technologies, especially blockchain and AI.

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Peter Jordan

Solution Architect

Peter is a highly experienced software architect and developer with a particular interest in healthcare information modelling and exchange. His current focus in on interoperability solutions supporting initiatives such as the NZ CDA Toolkit used in GP2GP and the NZ ePrescription Service, plus HL7® Version 2 Messaging and FHIR® Terminology Services. His 3 decades in the IT industry, in the UK and New Zealand, have included spells with vendors of both primary and secondary care applications and various public sector organisations. Peter also represents primary care on the Sector Architects Group Executive and is highly active in the standards world in his roles as Chair of HL7 New Zealand and Co-Chair of the HL7 International Council.

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Mahalia Mills

Operations & Digital Lead

Mahalia has extensive administrative and assistant experience in the financial services, non-profit, and retail industries. She has worked internationally in Germany, Australia and New Zealand. With a background in the stockbroking field, she has also developed a strong knowledge in accounts, general IT, front-end website development and marketing. Mahalia manages the operational processes and digital marketing initiatives.

Rohit Sharma

Support Desk & Systems Administrator

Rohit is an experienced technical support specialist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. He has a background in systems support, front-end web development, software testing and as an IT analyst. Rohit is passionate about making people’s life easier through implementation and support of leading-edge technologies. He has a proactive approach and strong desire to learn, analyse and improve business processes and functions. Rohit provides IT system administration and technical support for Patients First’s IT solutions and services with a focus on achieving customer satisfaction.

Miro Tidswell

Administration Assistant

Miro is an undergraduate studying Statistics and Psychology at Victoria University Wellington. She has experience working in the food and retail industries, as well extensive involvement in volunteer projects including at CanTeen, The Hospice Nelson, Green Gables retirement home, and Plunket. Miro provides administration and accounts support to the team.