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Dr Kieran Elborough
Group General Manager, Technology Development

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Dr Kieran Elborough


BSc, Microbiology/Microbial genetics, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
DPhil, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom


As Group GM of the Technology Development Strategic Unit, Dr Elborough leads the growth of our technology development activities and the profitable growth of royalty revenues.


2012-2018 General Manager Science, New Cultivar Innovation, Plant & Food Research, New Zealand
2008-2012 General Manager Science Food Innovation, Plant & Food Research, New Zealand
2006-2008 Business Leader, HortResearch, New Zealand
2000–2006 Chief Scientist (forage/rumen genomics) Fonterra/Vialactia Biosciences (NZ) Ltd, New Zealand
1995–2000 Lecturer, University of Durham, UK

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