Our people

Leigh Potter

PgDip HSC, NDMDI
Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungungu, Rongomaiwhaine

Leigh is the Chief Operations Officer of Mātai, a not-for-profit medical research institute based in Tairāwhiti. She has more than 23 years’ experience in radiology clinical practice. Leigh is an experienced imaging technologist – one of the few Māori imaging technologists in the world – and has significant leadership experience. She has an interest in supporting innovative research programmes which have strong translation into clinical practice for improving patient outcomes, especially for Māori. Leigh is a representative of the Mātai Māori Advisory Board and the National Radiology Advisory Board.