MKM Health
About Us

MKM Health focuses 100% on the health sector.

We deliver cost-effective ICT professional services that are practical, experience-led and insightful, and our consultants have a unique blend of deep healthcare experience and specific health ICT competencies.

We also offer smart affordable software products that deliver early benefits, align with national and local priorities, integrate with existing systems and leverage existing investments.

We understand how to deliver successful projects in challenging environments, where process and people will always be as important as technology.

Our clients achieve greater benefit from investments in information management and technology.

Leadership Team

The leadership team of MKM Health has extensive health ICT experience across the geographies we operate in, and a track record of providing insightful advice to clients and delivering successful projects.

Donald Kennedy (Principal)
Colin MacKinnon (Principal)
Paul Marriott (Technical Director)
Kate Quirke (Business Development Director)
Andy Smallman (Professional Services Director)
Malcolm Stenersen (Manager)

Donald KennedyDonald has over 25 years of international experience in health ICT and has held senior positions in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Over this time he has been involved in some of the more significant and exciting reforms in the health sector. Specialising in information systems strategic direction, systems integration, project leadership and large systems implementation, Donald has managed and delivered a wide range of health IT projects from short strategic assignments to multi-million dollar systems implementations.

Colin MacKinnon With over 30 years’ experience in ICT consulting across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, Colin was a Partner/Director in a "Big 4" consulting firm for 5 years prior to MKM Health being established in 2003. Colin has led strategy and system integration projects in both the private and public sector. He has performed strategic reviews of major ICT systems, IS departments, IS strategic plans and enterprise ICT architectures. Colin has also served as a director of IT start-up companies and performed CTO and COO roles for ICT services and software companies. He has a first class honours degree in business management and IT, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of New Zealand and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Paul MarriottPaul has worked extensively within the health sector in New Zealand, Asia and Australia and is a specialist in medical information architectures and integrated solutions development. In particular, Paul has in-depth experience in the functional requirements of client and patient management systems, and in the implementation and integration of such systems.

Kate QuirkeKate has over 20 years of healthcare IT experience in the implementation, deployment, development and marketing of products to support the healthcare sector. She has held key leadership roles at CSC and iSOFT in health care accounts as well as management of large outsourcing accounts. She was a member of the management buy-out team that formed iSOFT Asia Pacific in 1999, from CSC. She was a member of the NSW Health Council in 2000 representing the healthcare IT sector.

Andy SmallmanAndy has more than 15 years experience in health IT consultancy, initially based in the United Kingdom and then for the last 6 years in Australia. Andy has worked on numerous health IT engagements including strategic planning, project management, system implementation, system development and system integration projects. In addition to his consultancy work, Andy has worked at a senior management level for a global software vendor of Health IT solutions. These solutions have covered the full continuum of care within financial, administration and clinical settings.

Malcolm StenersenMalcolm has worked in a variety of health ICT roles including IT management, systems analysis and design, project management, Web site design and the drafting of health information privacy guidelines. He has managed the development of several Web based systems. Malcolm lectures in Internet-related business strategies for The University of Auckland Business School and his involvement in teaching has included the development of a wide variety of training material.