Kelly Holt, BSc, BSc(Chiro), PGDipHSc, PhD, Chiropractor


Kelly was a member of the College’s inaugural graduating class and entered private practice in 1999. Kelly has a deep belief in giving back, and he started working at the College in 2000 and has held many roles as lecturer, mentor, researcher and long-time member of the senior leadership team. He has been a full-time team member at the College since 2009, and in 2014 he was awarded his PhD in population health from the University of Auckland. Kelly has a commitment to the philosophical foundation of the College, vision and innovative drive to guide the College through its next stages of growth.

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Marina Fox, BSc(Physiol), BSc(Chiro), M.Ed, DICCP, CertTT, Chiropractor

Vice President Academics

Marina has worked at the College since 2001 and has held many roles, including Health Centre Director, Lecturer, Dean Basic Sciences, Dean of Chiropractic Education, and since 2015, Dean of Academics. She has been recognised for her achievement throughout her career. In 2006 and 2011, she was awarded the NZCC Outstanding Service Award and in 2012 Outstanding Staff Member of the Year. In 2015, she was chosen as the New Zealand College of Chiropractic Alumni Association Chiropractor of the Year. She blends her knowledge as a chiropractor with her expertise in education to direct NZCC’s academic programme.

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Strategic Leadership Team

The Strategic Leadership Team focus on strategy and innovation that will have a long term positive impact on the College and our people.

John Bassano
John BassanoHead of Department: Diagnostic Imaging
DC, DACBR, CertTT, Chiropractor
Heidi Haavik
Heidi HaavikVice President Research
BSc(Physiol), BSc(Chiro), PhD, CertTT, Chiropractor
Matthew Sherson
Matthew ShersonAssociate Dean Chiropractic
BSc(Psych), BSc(Chiro), CertTT
Vikki Kelly
Vikki KellyAlumni Relations Coordinator
Imran Khan Niazi
Imran Khan NiaziDirector Centre for Chiropractic Research, Dean of Innovation & Technology
Kirk Stevens
Kirk StevensHead of Department, Chiropractic Centre
Kelly Holt
Kelly HoltPresident
BSc, BSc(Chiro), PGDipHSc, PhD, Chiropractor
Marina Fox
Marina FoxVice President Academics
BSc(Physiol), BSc(Chiro), M.Ed, DICCP, CertTT, Chiropractor