A proudly independent science organisation.

Cawthron Institute is overseen by the Cawthron Institute Trust Board, a charitable trust established in accordance with the Thomas Cawthron Trust Act 1924.

The Trust Board appoints the Board of Directors, who govern Cawthron Institute and approve its strategic direction. 

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors' role is to supervise the management of the Cawthron Institute; to establish its strategic objectives and the overall policy framework within which Cawthron Institute's research and business is conducted; and to appoint its chief executive. The chief executive and management team are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Institute. Meet the Board of Directors.