Wellness for every body


  • QE Health is owned by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Community Trust.
  • It is managed by the board of directors of QE Health Ltd a not-for-profit limited liabilty company with Charities Commission status.
  • Board members are appointed by the Trust.
  • The settler of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Community Trust is Rotorua Lakes Council.



Paul Laing (chair)
is a Bay of Plenty local, a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, and CFO at the largest sawmill in the southern Hemisphere - based here in Rotorua.
Paul has a 20 year+ association with various health organisations (including 8 with QE) and has also been in directorship roles for the past 20 years.
He is an avid mountain biker, runner, (water/ snow) skier, is passionate about QE Health and Rotorua, and ones of those guys that always ends up on committees for any clubs he’s a member of. He has an Irish wife and 2 cracking teenage kids.

Kim Lorigan
has been part of the Bay of Plenty community for over twenty years.
She holds a Dip Bus. and has recently achieved her status as Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors of NZ.
She joined the QE team in 2017, bringing with her a range of skills in governance, strategy, finance and business development gained as a commercial banker in Rotorua.
Kim lives rurally with interests in farming, business and sport. She has more recently moved away from banking and developed her own business interests, assisting companies with succession planning, finance, governance and functioning change as needed.
She continues to support several Not for Profit organisations to develop and improve their governance responsibilities in our local area.
Married to Roger, with three adult children – farming, and developing wetlands are interests outside of the office, and like many keeping fit – biking, running…..and QE gym, of course.

Julian Inch
became involved with QE Health in 2014 as part of the Kowhai Health Associates' review of the organisation. The review considered all aspects of QE Health activity including quality and safety, strategic direction, community engagement, certification and compliance, human resources, relationships with funders and recruitment of a new General Manager.
Julian was invited to join the Board in June 2014 to assist with implentation of the review.
He works as a business consultant based in Wellington drawing from his 20 years' experience in health sector management. He is a member and Governance trainer for the Institute of Directors and holds post-graduate qualifications in economics, marketing and operations research. QE Health is an exciting business to be involved with and Julian wholly supports the hollistic and rehabilitation focus.
Since the initial work with QE Health, Julian has become involved with several other Rotorua projects and community organisations.
He lives in Wellington with his partner, Helen, and three teenage children.

Eugene Berryman-Kamp B.M.S, CMInstD
is of Ngati Kea Ngati Tuara, Ngati Whakaue, Ngati Pukeko and Ngati Manawa descent.
Eugene was raised in Rotorua by his grandparents and attended St Michaels primary school and Edmund Rice college.
He graduated from Waikato University with a Bachelor of Management Studies and worked locally and globally in multinational sales, marketing and market research roles. With his wife, Tina, and tamariki, Rawiri, Mikaere, Maia, he returned to Rotorua in 2003.
Eugene has mostly worked in the health and iwi development sectors.
He was CEO of Health Rotorua PHO and worked as a portfolio manager and also a Maori health project manager for Lakes DHB.
He is currently acting CEO for Te Arawa River Iwi Trust.
A chartered member of the Institute of Directors, Eugene is on the boards of Korowai Aroha Health Centre, Te Rau Matatini Ltd (Maori Mental Health and Addictions workforce centre), Pakihi BK Ltd, Ngati Manawa Charitable Trust, QE Health Ltd and TARIT Group Holdings.
He chairs the John Paul College Whanau support group and am also on the board of trustees. With whatever time is left over he enjoys long distance motorcycle riding, Maori triathlons and mountain biking and is a 'semi decent' trout fisherman.

Dr David Rhind
leads the Healthcare and Professionals team at ASB and established the bank’s healthcare business. He is responsible for the ongoing strategic development of the healthcare business and manages ASBs Professionals team, that offer market leading solutions to solicitors, accountants and other professionals.
Dr Rhind is a qualified medical doctor and still practices one day per week.
Prior to his career in banking, he established Nova Medical Finance - New Zealand's only specialist medical finance company that provides funding to individuals for medical procedures.
In his role as Medical Director he was responsible for the long term relationship management of affiliated medical specialists and grew the network to 130 medical affiliates nationwide.
Through his medical background he has strong relationships within the healthcare industry and a very clear understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing healthcare businesses.
He is particularly adept at bridging the gap between clinical and non-clinical stakeholders and have developed relationships across all levels.


The Board appointed QE Health's CEO Andrina Romano.

She leads a team of over 75 experienced and highly qualified professionals who are all passionate about healthcare and QE - including the management team:

  • Dr Aaron Randell, Performance Director
  • Elisabeth Jackson, Business Development Manager
  • Michele Thomas, Operations Manager
  • Dr Thomas Armingeat, Rheumatologist
  • Jess Morgan, Spa and Esthetique Manager
  • Kirsty Walker, Allied Health Manager
  • Pete Nash, Gym Manager
  • Dr Erin Eggleston, Clinical Psychology Director
  • Yvonne Khoo, Finance Manager
  • Graeme Simpson, Communications and Marketing