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Leigh Potter

Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungungu, Rongomaiwahine, Rongowhakaata

Leigh Potter 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.