Governance Bio
Greg Pringle
Appoint Professional

Greg Pringle

5 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Private company
Incorporated Entity
Government Sector Org


Board Member
“I'm looking for the opportunity to share over 35 years of work experience connected to the innovation sector (primary industries, agricultural R&D, health, tertiary education and IT) in a positive and constructive way. ”
Governance Roles

Member, Executive Council


November 2018 - Present (1 years)

Peak body supporting the biotech sector in NZ to connect, advance, promote

Member, Investment Committee

Plant & Food Research

May 2018 - April 2019 (11 months)

Strategic investment of $45m of funding into R&D

General Manager, Nutrigenomics NZ

Plant & Food Research

July 2013 - September 2014 (1 years)

Leading the final 15 months of a major collaborative unincorporated R&D programme, driving interaction with industry and progressing opportunities for intellectual property commercialisation

Foundation Chair, Research & Innovation Committee

Waitemata DHB

May 2012 - April 2013 (11 months)

Founded WDHB's first such DHB-wide committee and introduced the working model for (and lead the first) clinical research and innovation centres

Member, Professional Development Committee

Australasian Research Management Society

February 2008 - November 2010 (2 years)

Progressing PD initiatives for members. Subsequently wrote two modules for their accreditation programme.

Deputy Chair, Research Ethics Committee

Unitec Institute of Technology

February 2001 - November 2004 (3 years)

Primary staff member on this body. Responsible for accreditation of this committee to Health Research Council standards. Set up system for application administration.

Foundation Chair, New Zealand Chapter

Australasian Research Management Society

February 2000 - November 2010 (10 years)

Lead and engaged in local activities, including Chair of the profitable 2003 conference organising committee (300 delegates).

Member, Academic Board

Unitec Institute of Technology

February 1998 - November 2004 (6 years)

Representing research within the Institute

R&D Manager

Tamarillo Growers Association

February 1988 - November 1994 (6 years)

Leading R&D initiatives and technology transfer into this horticultural industry

Executive Roles

Director, Clinical Research and Resource Centre

Waitemata DHB

November 2011 - September 2012 (10 months)

Leading a small business unit focused on mental health and addictions research


Research & Development Management Pty Ltd

November 2004 - September 2014 (9 years)

Small consultancy firm contracted into health and IT sectors, and offering training workshops in research management across New Zealand and Australia


University of Auckland

Ph.D, plant genetics

1986 - 1990

Massey University

B.Sc (Hons), plant sciences

1978 - 1981