Meet the Team

Our Senior Management Team put our customers at the centre of everything while working to continuously improve our people and our products.

Michelle Creighton

Chief Executive

Michelle joined HealthLink in 2012 as Finance Manager then Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the day to day management of the financial operations of the company, until her appointment to the role of Chief Executive in November 2018. Now Chief Executive of Clanwilliam Health, Michelle brings an extensive background in finance and senior management roles within the New Zealand health and manufacturing sectors, including 8 years as a Business Analyst delivering ERP solutions across Australasia.

Mike Weiss

Deputy Chief Executive

Mike Weiss was appointed Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer for Clanwilliam Health in January 2020. He brings to the CWH team a strong background in Insurance, health claims, technology and business to business exchange. Mike’s career includes companies at various stages of growth, turnaround and change and has a reputation for creating engagement to achieve in the short term and simultaneously build towards the long-term objective. Mike has successfully led Konnect NET as CEO since 2015, where he navigated the business through rough water into a position of strength with a solid base in New Zealand and expansion into a third country. Mike is also a dedicated paddler (outrigger) and has won medals in the sport in many countries including New Zealand. He will happily bend your ear about training, racing, nutrition and paddling technique if you had the time.

John Carter

Chief Technology Officer

John brings over 25 years of health information technology leadership to his role overseeing HealthLink’s software products and IT operations. Before moving to New Zealand and joining HealthLink, he was Vice President at Apelon, Inc., a US-based professional services firm specialising in implementation of controlled healthcare vocabularies. John is on the board of Health Level 7 New Zealand and is the Industry Representative on the NZ Ministry of Health Health Information Standards Organisation (HISO). He holds an MBA, Finance from Webster University (St. Louis, USA) and studied medical informatics at the University of Utah.

Sallie Dawson

Group Financial Controller Asia-Pacific

Sallie joined Konnect Net Limited as Financial Controller in 2014. With the purchase by Clanwilliam Group of Konnect Net Limited she moved into the Group Financial Controller Asia-Pacific role in 2019. She has extensive accounting experience working in health IT, banking and finance, funds management and private equity. Sallie is a Chartered Accountant, and has been a full member of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand for 25 years. Sallie holds a BCom, Accounting from the University of Auckland.

Paul Graham

Director of Customer Experience

Paul joined HealthLink in 2017 as a Client Manager and was appointed to the role of Director of Customer Experience, Clanwilliam Health in 2020. He has a wealth of experience gained from his early career as a software developer, and combines this with experience working in the IT field across a wide range of industries. Throughout his career, Paul has focused on solutions that that improve customer experience, increase efficiency, add value and reduce costs. Paul holds a BCom, Marketing from the University of Auckland.

Sam Liebert

Chief Marketing Officer

Sam has 19 years’ experience working in the health and health IT sectors. As Chief Marketing Officer at Clanwilliam Health his role is to understand what our users and markets need, and ensure we deliver products in a manner that meets these.

Dave Young

General Manager - Australia

As General Manager, Dave’s role is to support the dedicated Clanwilliam Health Australian team to deliver great health communication solutions for both clinicians and their patients. After a start as an engineer, his career has been in software, technology & health, with roles spanning market development, sales leadership and general management. He is curious about how technology shapes our lives and passionate about the benefits it can bring to healthcare. In his spare time he’s kept busy being happily manipulated by his 6yr old daughter, and if you are looking to distract Dave, just mention scuba diving, golf or wine.