Previously known as NZBIO, BIOTech New Zealand (BIOTechNZ) joined the New Zealand Tech Alliance in July 2018. Its vision is to maximise New Zealands’ bioscience + technology capably to create a strong New Zealand Bioeconomy.

BIOTechNZ is a purpose driven, membership funded organisation. It has a diverse range of members who share a passion for the opportunities that BIOTech can help address many of the world’s agricultural, environmental and health problems.

BIOTechNZ connects innovators, investors, regulators, researchers, social entrepreneurs and interested public. BIOTechNZ also helps raise awareness and increase understanding of Biotechnology. It is governed by an Executive Council.

Executive Council

Graeme Muller

Graeme Muller
NZTech, Interim Chair of BIOTechNZ

Zahra Champion
BIOTechNZ, Executive Director

Alexandra Medway

Alexandra Medway
MICRONZ Ltd

Gavin Clark

Gavin Clark
CEO, Silventum

Dr. Kimberlee Jordan

Dr. Kimberlee Jordan
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Nancy Yopp

Nancy Yopp
Brandwood Biomedical NZ Ltd