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Brendon Potter

Student Development and Engagement Manager | Business School

Brendon makes the student experience more challenging, rewarding and fun. His work results in self-aware, talented, capable leaders who go on to make a difference to the organisations they work for and the communities they live in.

+64 (09) 923-2537

Kerry Price

Executive Director Government and Industry (New Zealand and the Pacific)
Auckland UniServices

Auckland UniServices is the commercial arm of the University of Auckland, dedicated to connecting the University’s capabilities to business and investors, Government and the community. Kerry helps identify and develop partnership opportunities that share and amplify the university’s research and experience. Through these collaborations, the university has been able to do things like improve health outcomes for New Zealanders and the Pacific.

+64 (09) 923-6567

Will Charles

Executive Director – Commercialisation
Auckland UniServices

Will and his team help bring ideas to life, through identifying, protecting and transitioning intellectual property from the university to the private sector.  He founded the University of Auckland Inventors Fund, a $20 million seed fund dedicated to commercialising technology, as well as Return on Science, which is a government supported national research commercialisation programme focused on bringing new research to market from universities, research institutions, and private companies.

+64 (0) 21-653-020

Cindy Bradley

Director | Executive Education, Graduate School of Management

Cindy has extensive experience in leading CEOs, GMHRs, Learning and Development Managers and Organisational Development managers through learning and development programs. She works with companies to design and deliver courses that align with their greater strategic direction.

+64 (0) 21-245-1096

Catherine Stephens

Manager | Career Development and Employability Services

Catherine ensures students develop the career management skills they need to successfully manage their work, life and learning. She heads the team that provides career development services to help students successfully transition into future study or employment.

+64 (09) 923-9538

Dr Lisbeth Jacobs

Executive Director International (inclusive Australia)
Auckland UniServices

Dr Jacobs is responsible for the international activities at Auckland UniServices, which includes the University’s Innovation Institute China, to further develop commercial opportunities and build stronger local relationships. She brings a wealth of strategic international experience and a passion for leadership, research and innovation to the role. The international team serves large multinational clients as well as government agencies and companies in different countries around the globe.

+64 (09) 923 8761

Enrico Tronchin

Newmarket Innovation Precinct Manager | Newmarket Campus

Enrico is an innovator and change agent who connects the businesses, students and communities involved in the Newmarket Campus. His role aligns with his passion for helping great ideas, fresh thinking and new technologies find a way to positively impact society and the environment.

+64 (0) 21-419-973

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