Executive Managers

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    Julian Elder

    Chief Executive Officer

    Julian became Chief Executive in March 2017. He joined Scion as a deeply experienced chief executive, having led large-scale civil infrastructure projects in waste treatment, renewables, telecommunications, energy… Read more

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    Henri Baillères

    General Manager Forests to Timber Products

    As General Manager of the Impact Area “Forests to Timber Products” Henri oversees projects, programmes, and impact delivery to encourage the growth of healthy, resilient forests that produce high-value trees… Read more

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    Shontelle Bishara

    Te Toihau Māori – General Manager Māori Futures

    Shontelle (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Rongomaiwahine) brings a wealth of experience working in the public sector at both central and regional levels, as well as extensive experience working with whānau,… Read more

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    Roger Dungan

    General Manager Strategic Partnerships & Communication

    Roger's move to Scion brings together two strands of a professional life focused on helping build a sustainable and prosperous future for Aotearoa New Zealand.His career started as a forest… Read more

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    Florian Graichen

    General Manager Forests to Biobased Products

    Dr Florian Graichen is General Manager for Scion’s Bioproducts and Biomanufacturing Areas – which include the Portfolios covering High Value Biorefineries, Distributed and Circular Manufacturing, Bioproducts and Packaging and Integrated… Read more

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    Marie-Joo Le Guen

    General Manager Science Services

    Marie-Joo Le Guen is a Materials Scientist by training with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.Throughout her career, Dr. Le Guen has been at… Read more

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    Cameron Lucich

    General Manager People, Culture & Safety

    Experienced HR and Safety professional with demonstrated history of working in heavy manufacturing, engineering and chemical industries.Cameron’s portfolio spans all aspects of people, culture and health and wellbeing.Graduated from the… Read more

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    Tara Strand

    General Manager Forests and Landscapes

    Dr Tara Strand is a scientist who specialises in modelling the dispersion of particles in the atmosphere. Her skills are valuable in a number of research programmes including fire behaviour… Read more

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    Justine Wilmoth

    General Manager Finance and Corporate Services

    A highly experienced general manager whose leadership and value has enabled business performance in a wide range of organisations in Australia, Germany, the UK and New Zealand. She has a… Read more