Dr Belinda Sleight

Director, University of Waikato Napier Centre
+64 22 049 6346
Ground floor, Napier Library

Belinda is the newly-appointed Director of the University of Waikato's Napier Centre. This role, jointly funded by the Napier City Council, links the University's research and teaching expertise with projects and education opportunities across Napier and Hawkes Bay generally.

Belinda has a PhD in Plant Pathology and has worked in managerial roles in Government sector and private businesses that conduct research or are implementing research results as new products or improved productivity. Most recently, she spent three years in health, project managing sector-wide innovation programmes.