Anne French



Anne has deep expertise in attracting and structuring research funding and managing R&D and commercialisation programmes and projects; and an in-depth knowledge of the New Zealand innovation system.

Her earlier career was in publishing, including senior roles for a global academic publisher, starting a publishing business, and founding a business journal for a professional society.

Anne French is a specialist in innovation and strategy.


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MA (by thesis), Victoria University of Wellington, 1980

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