Brett Cowan
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Brett Cowan

ESR

Chief scientist

  • Previously general manager of business at Auckland UniServices, the commercial arm of the University of Auckland.
  • Earlier associate professor and head of radiology at Auckland University.
  • He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers an received more than 30 academic and business awards.
  • Based at the Mt Albert science centre, and responsible for science and research strategy and commercialisation for ESR.
  • Qualifications include a honours degree in mechanical engineering, a medical degree, studies in theology and ancient history, and an MBA from Auckland University.

Career

Auckland UniServices Limited
General Manager of Business - New Zealand, Australia, Pacific
Dec 2014 - Apr 2018
ESR
Chief Scientist, GM Research, Head of Commercialisation
Jul 2018 - Present

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