Who We Are

Greg Garratt MPS

Greg Garratt MPS

CEO, Founding Partner, Member of the Board

Greg is a registered pharmacist with 25 years pharmacy practice experience. He is a shareholder in a retail pharmacy that works with a number of aged and community care facilities. He was involved in the initial implementation of pharmacy robotic packaging into New Zealand and as well as pharmacy ownership, Greg and the team have developed Medi-Map – the NZ based solution for Aged Care with Electronic charting of medication, Administration, Audit and reporting, moving the sector from a heavy reliance on paper based systems to a fully integrated e-Health solution.

Greg is a member of HISO (Health Information Standards Organization) working with NHIT to establish and implement Health I.T. standards across New Zealand.

Greg is responsible for promoting the Medi-Map brand to potential clients, regulators and industry sepcialists, as well as product evolution.

Julie Garratt MPS

Julie Garratt MPS

COO, Founding Partner, Member of the Board

Julie is a New Zealand registered pharmacist with over 20 years experience working in community pharmacy and providing pharmacy services to Aged Care Facilities. Julie has worked with pharmacist husband Greg as owner/managers of pharmacy businesses in Southland that have focused on the provision of quality health care, focused on developing and adopting new technology and systems that allow them to provide better quality service and communication within the health care provision team.

Julie has written and taught the Pharmacy assistants course at the Southern Institute of technology and been a preceptor for Pharmacy technicians and Intern Pharmacists. As an area of special interest Julie completed a course with Literacy Aotearoa which focused on teaching different types of literacy to adults.

Medi-Map has enabled Julie to combine her two passions of teaching and being a part of a health provision team focused on patient centred care within the community.

Julie works within the primary healthcare system with aged care facility staff, General Practitioners and Pharmacists in the use and implementation of Medi-Map.

Chris Parmenter

Chris Parmenter

CTO, Founding Partner, Member of the Board

Chris is a Software Developer graduating from Otago University 2010 with a BSc majoring in computer science (and a minor in information science). He has spent his time since graduating developing various I.T. solutions for multiple companies eventually settling into Medi-Map in 2012. He manages a team of developers in the Christchurch office and is responsible for the future development and IT management of the Medi-Map product.

Matt Blackwell

Matt Blackwell

Partner, Member of the Board

Matt has over 20 years’ experience in financial markets, derivatives trading and sales management. Matt returned to New Zealand in mid-2014 following 13 years abroad, the last 10 years in Singapore where he was responsible for Institutional Sales and Distribution across the Asia region for Deutsche Bank. Matt’s experience in cross boarder marketing of complex products, risk and financial management will assist Medi-Map in its future expansion plans both domestically and globally.

Matt joined the Board in mid-2015 to focus on Risk Management, Finance & Marketing and Business Development in conjunction with the Board.