Physical Sciences

The Physical Sciences Investment Committee is focused on materials science and engineering technologies. This committee includes industry experts, venture capitalists, and commercial R&D specialists from all over the world.

Our Physical Sciences Investment Committee

Brian Russel - Chair
Entrepreneur & Investor
Engineering PhD Student, AUT

Andy Shenk

CEO

UniServices

David Williams

Professor of Electrochemistry

University of Auckland

Dick Bellamy

Independent Research Professional

Jaco Pretorius

CEO

Tessolar

John Ruffell

Consultant

Independent

Margaret Hyland

Professor Chemical & Materials Engineering

University of Auckland

Peter Lee

Consultant

Independent

Reece Moors

Strategic Relationship Specialist

Māori Development,

Lance Wiggs

Director & Manager

Punakaiki Fund

 

Will Charles

Executive Director of Commercialisation

UniServices

Jez Weston

Senior Investment Manager

MBIE

Greg Sitters

Managing Partner

Matū Fund

Charlotte Vandermeer
Chemistry PhD Student
University of Auckland

Will Hewitt

Undergraduate Applied Mathematics & Physics

University of Auckland

Nicola Johnstone

Head of Intellectual Property

UniServices