Cinnamon Whitlock
CEO

Ngapuhi nui tonu, Ngati kahu, Whangaroa, Te Rarawa, Tainui

Cinnamon has worked across the health and social services sectors for over 30 years. She has a background in nursing, law, research and policy and has worked for both Government and Non-Government organisations. Cinnamon has been involved in a number of key initiatives and programmes aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of Maori and others that are disadvantaged. 

Cinnamon joined Thrive in 2013 and is motivated by her desire to help, grow and enable young parents and their babies to thrive.