Life Unlimited has appointed
Megan Thomas as the organisation’s new chief executive.
The Hamilton-based charitable trust, which nationally provides health and disability advice and equipment, made the
Chair John Dobson said the trust was delighted to appoint a person of the calibre of Megan Thomas to the position.
“This is a senior role in the health and disability sector with a national focus and we have been fortunate to find
someone with Megan’s experience.”
Megan’s career in the health, disability and social service sectors over the last 12 years has been in developing the
leadership and skills of organisations committed to social justice and to bringing commercial skills to bear effectively
in social enterprises.
She has held senior management roles in the not for profit sector, including Birthright New Zealand and CCS Disability
In recent years Megan has been on Oranga Tamariki’s Workforce Working Group and the External Reporting Advisory Panel,
she has also been a board member on various not for profit boards.
Megan says: “I am delighted to have this opportunity to lead Life Unlimited. I am looking forward to building on the
excellent reputation that has been built in the past and seeing how we can continue to enable people to live the life
Life Unlimited has an annual budget of $10 million and provides a range of services to people with disabilities
throughout the country. Earlier this year it celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Megan Thomas replaces Mark Brown
who retires as CEO at the end of October. She starts in the position on Monday 18 November.