Prudence Stone, Chief Executive Officer
Dr Stone has a Masters and PhD in sociology. She was previously Executive Director of the Smokefree Coalition, where she oversaw the national public health movement that encouraged the government’s commitment to the goal of a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.
She has been a member of the PHA since 2009, and became Co-Chair of the Wellington region PHA branch in 2018.
Keriata Stuart, Acting Manager
Alyssa Nguyen, Administration Assistant
Alyssa plays a role in organisation infrastructure. Her job involves the administrative and accounts activities within PHA.
Alyssa has a Bachelor in Accounting and is doing her Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management at Weltec, Wellington. She loves practising yoga and being out in nature.
Libby Grant, Policy Advisor
Libby (Pākehā) has a policy role in our team. She works on writing submissions and advocating policy, manages our policy development programme, manages our social media and is responsible for two of our online newsletters: PolicySpot and the Bulletin, and she also helps manage our website.
Libby has a Master’s degree in Public Health and also works at the Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington. Her area of research for her Master’s was the way policy has influenced the quality of private rental housing in New Zealand. She is a qualified physiotherapist, yoga practitioner, aspiring ballroom and Latin American dancer and nature lover.