Staff Profile

Helen Mussely
General Manager Science
Seafood Technologies

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Helen Mussely


BSc, Zoology, University of Otago, New Zealand
MSc, Marine Science, University of Otago, New Zealand


Lead and manage about 45 staff, supporting the Seafood Technologies team to deliver research outcomes across a range of areas such as marine-derived compounds, fisheries technology, seafood safety, consumer sensory science and finfish aquaculture. Work with industry to identify research that will enable opportunities to be identified and realised for the seafood sector, and foster collaborations with other Plant & Food Research portfolios, NZ research providers and international connections.


2015-2016 Acting Group Manager - Aquaculture, Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
2008-2015 Aquaculture Scientist, Cawthron Institute, New Zealand
2000-2008 Scientist, Sealord Group Ltd, New Zealand