The Leadership Team

hamishHamish Crooks

Chief Executive

Hamish is the current Chief Executive of Pacific Homecare, having been in the role since 2010.  He started out his career as a qualified accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Otago University and has an MBA in Economic Development from Eastern University in Philadelphia, USA.

He has worked in the private, community, and public sectors over the last 27 years, having previously held Trustee roles with several community-based initiatives. He is an active member of TelstraClear Pacific Arena Board in Manukau and is involved in the recovery of the Cook Islands Maori Language Project.

Hamish has a passion for community and economic development work in relation to Pacific communities, possessing a broad set of skills and experience to complement his specialties.

Annannlouise-Louise Uluakiola

Service & Training Manager

Ann-Louise has been with Pacific Homecare since 2006, initially as a Support Worker, then a Service Coordinator before being promoted to Service and Training Manager in 2011. After completing her comprehensive Nursing Diploma at Manukau Institute of Technology in 1990, she has worked in hospitals and rest homes before starting with Pacific Homecare.

Louise was born in Nauru, and is of Tuvalu descent, coming to New Zealand at a young age for education at Wanganui Girls Collegiate. She and her Tongan husband are proud parents to their six children.

Louise is passionate about the care for elderly and disabled, and loves the training environment to empower Pacific Homecare staff with better knowledge and skills when working with clients.

 

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