Enliven | Positive Ageing Services

We believe everybody
deserves to enjoy life,
whatever their age

Meet the team
Meet the team

Introducing Chris Graham, Chief Executive, Presbyterian Support Central
Chris-Graham-web-160-x-200Chris Graham has been Chief Executive of Enliven Central’s parent organisation, Presbyterian Support Central since 2009. Chris started his working life as a lawyer, before moving into the commercial world working for public and multinational companies particularly in the energy sector.

Chris is committed to continuing Presbyterian Support Central’s proud history of caring for and supporting children, young people, adults, older people and families in need. He has a particular focus on ensuring Presbyterian Support Central continues to invest in our current residential facilities so that they are future proofed for the needs of the growing number of elderly in the central region.

Introducing Nicola Turner, General Manager, Enliven Residential
Nicola-web-160-x-200Nicola is the General Manager of Enliven’s residential services. She is responsible for 16 rest homes and seven retirement villages.

Originally an Occupational Therapist, Nicola left clinical work in the late 1980’s to become Registrar of the Occupational Therapy Board. Since then her career has spanned a range of health management roles, including Quality Manager for the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, Service Manager at Hutt Hospital, Integrated Care Manager and then Older Persons Funding and Planning Manager at Hutt DHB. Nicola joined Presbyterian Support Central in 2006.

Nicola is also on the New Zealand Home Health Association Executive Committee and has been an Eden in Oz and NZ Board member since January 2009.

Introducing Phillipa Molloy, Clinical Director

Phillipa-web-headshot-160-x-200Phillipa, a registered nurse, is the Clinical Director for Enliven’s community and residential services. A particular interest of Phillipa’s is improving client and resident care and outcomes through the development of staff knowledge and confidence.

Phillipa has substantial clinical experience and a passion for quality end of life care. She previously held clinical quality, professional leadership and management roles at two DHBs. She holds a Palliative Care Certificate, BA (Soc Sc), and a PG Dip Health Services Management.


 Introducing Alisha Kennedy, External Relations Director

Alisha-headshot-web-160-x-200Alisha is the External Relations Director for Presbyterian Support Central, including Enliven and Family Works services. She is responsible for the organisation’s marketing, internal and external communication and fundraising. Alisha’s background is in journalism, but she found her true passion in communications and marketing for organisations that make a real difference in people’s lives.

Alisha joined Presbyterian Support Central in 2013 as she was attracted to the organisation’s unique position offering support to not only children and families, but also older New Zealanders. She’s passionate about building the brand presence of Presbyterian Support Central, Enliven and Family Works and making sure the stories of the organisation and its people and communities are heard.