Shane is responsible for helping to develop and commercialise science and technology. He has previously handled external research relationships and business development for computer science and engineering for the University of Waikato. He has been working with Dr Ryan Ko in establishing the Cybersecurity Lab and related research initiatives. His focus is on building and supporting relationships between University research and industry.
Prior to joining the University of Waikato, Shane worked at the New Zealand Government’s Foundation for Research, Science and Technology in strategy and investment management roles. He also spent five years in the UK in corporate and financial market research, and started out his career in social policy research in Wellington.