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Dr Greg Pringle
Business Manager

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Dr Greg Pringle


BSc (Hons), Plant Physiology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
PhD, Plant Genetics, Massey University, New Zealand


As a Business Development Manager in the Commercial Group, Greg's role is to secure new clients for Plant & Food Research and to explore and develop commercial opportunities. Until recently he was the General Manager of the Nutrigenomics NZ programme partnership, developing applications and industry engagement for this R&D programme. A background in genetics, new cultivar development, cropping systems, food and human health enables application across a broad range of Plant & Food Research’s business.


2004-2013 Director, Research & Development Management Pty Ltd, New Zealand
1998-2004 Research Coordinator, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
1992-1998 Scientist, HortResearch, New Zealand
1982-1992 Scientist, DSIR, New Zealand

Honours & Awards

Young Scientist Fund (Royal Society of NZ)
Lincoln College Foundation Award
Trimble Award
Yates Award (NZ Institute of Agricultural Science)

Professional Memberships

Member, Royal Society of New Zealand
Member, Australasian Research Management Society