Find out more about the people behind Cawthron Institute.

Dr Dianne McCarthy CRSNZ CNZM

Director

Di has extensive experience in a number of senior management and governance roles in the tertiary education, science and health sectors.  She is a Director of Powerhouse Ventures Ltd, a Director of the New Zealand Institute for Economic Research, and a member of the governance boards of the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge, and is Chair of the Ageing Well National Science Challenge. She is a Trustee of the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research and the Hearing Research Foundation (NZ). She was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to Education in 2008, a Companion of the Royal Society of New Zealand for her services to Science in 2015, and a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to science, business and women in 2016.

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tanya.white@cawthron.org.nz