Executive Board Member

Dr Francis Agnew was awarded a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the Pacific community in Mental health in 2010. He has been involved in delivering mental health services in the Cook Islands and Samoa and is recognised as an expert in this area.

He has provided leadership in the development of Pacific mental health and addiction services in New Zealand and has served on many Government reviews, committees and task forces.

Dr Agnew is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and a Fellow of the Chapter of Addiction Medicine. He has served as the zonal representative (Australia, New  Zealand and the Pacific) for the World Psychiatric Association. Dr Agnew is a Director for Pasifika Futures—the Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency.