Tipene Merritt

Business Development Manager
+64 7 838 4337

Tipene is a Business Development Manager aligned to the Faculty of Science and Engineering. His role is to work closely with innovators, businesses and industry to progress new ideas and technologies.

Tipene has a strong background in supporting research and innovation in New Zealand and Australia, with appointments at Massey University, University of Western Australia, and Queensland University of Technology. He has been involved in a wide range of research support activities including contract and stakeholder management, project management, intellectual property management, corporate governance and business development. He is an experienced professional with a proven track record working with government, Māori organisations, industry and academia at senior levels.