Key Operational Roles

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    Amanda Davies

    Innovation Manager

    An advocate for Scion technology within the private investment sector, Amanda leads the Innovation Team and manages commercialisation investment at Scion. She has a strong desire to see science reach… Read more

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    Roger Dungan

    Strategic Relationships Director

    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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    Kirsty McGregor

    Research and Ideation Office Manager

    Dr Kirsty McGregor manages Scion’s Research and Ideation Office. The Research and Ideation team provide pre- and post-award research management and grant writing support to scientists. The office also provides… Read more

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    Tamara Mutu

    Hunga Whakahaere Matua / Operations Manager

    Tamara is Hapū Operations Manager, helping to strengthen the partnership between Scion and the three hapū who are tāngata whenua at the Scion campus in Rotorua - Ngāti Hurungaterangi, Ngāti… Read more

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    Jenha Phillips

    Marketing & Communications Manager

    Bringing to life Scion’s stories is what Jenha and her team seek to do. The aim is to create widespread awareness of Scion’s objectives and its incredible science developments which… Read more

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    Jeremy Warnes

    Business Development Manager

    Jeremy Warnes is a business development manager specialising in the commercialisation of new technologies. Jeremy’s specialises in bio-based materials with a particular focus on natural fibre composites and adhesives, and… Read more