Secretariat profiles

Interim CEO
Aiono Prof Alec Ekeroma 

Aiono Alec Ekeroma is the Professor and Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Otago, Wellington, NZ. He has held various roles for PSRH since 2006 – Hon Treasurer, President, Hon CEO and Head of Secretariat. He founded the PEMNeT programme and is co-editor of the first PEMNeT Manual and Facilitator’s Guide.  He is the founder and Chief Editor of the Pacific Journal of Reproductive Health.


Programme Coordinator
Siobhan Patia


Siobhan Patia is a Junior Barrister practising in Auckland, New Zealand. She has a Bachelors of Arts and Bachelor of Laws conjoint and is currently studying towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health from the University of Auckland. Siobhan comes with voluntary experience with various NGOs and student groups. She holds professional memberships with the Pacific Lawyers Association, Asia New Zealand Leadership Network and others. Her interests include Pacific regional development, social enterprise and health sector interface with climate change.