Partnerships List of Assessors

A group of independent Assessors appointed by MBIE assessed eligible 2018 Partnerships proposals and advised us on which proposals to fund.

Proposals are assessed against the assessment criteria set out in the 2018 Call for Proposals.

Partnerships 2018 Call for Proposals [PDF, 1.3 MB]

If you are submitting a proposal in response to the 2018 Partnerships Call for Proposals, check the list of Assessors for any potential conflicts of interest.  If you identify a potential conflict, email us immediately ( with the following details so we can reassign assessors if necessary:

  • your application reference
  • your contact phone number
  • the assessor’s name or names
  • the reason for your concern.

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List of Assessors

The list is updated regularly.

Name Organisation Assessment role
Alison Bailey Lincoln University Assessor
Andrew Jacobs Forico Party Ltd Assessor
Andy Bond Queensland University of Technology Assessor
Ann Smith Enviro-Mark Solutions Ltd Assessor
Chris Arbuckle Aspiring Environmental Ltd Assessor
David Jones University of Bangor Assessor
Derek Clements-Croome University of Reading Assessor
Di Yu Australian National University Assessor
Gerald Rys Ministry for Primary Industries Assessor
Gillian Wratt Gilando Ltd Assessor
Glenn Platt CSIRO Assessor
Grant Scobie Independent Assessor
Helen Rizos Macquarie University Assessor
James Parsons Beef + Lamb Genetics Assessor
James Turner AgResearch Assessor
Jane Lancaster Catalyst Ltd Assessor
Kevin Harding Harding Forestry Services Assessor
Kevin Marshall cDNAk Enterprises Assessor
Margaret Barbour University of Sydney Assessor
Michael Tatley University of Otago Assessor
Nancy Yopp Brandwood Biomedical NZ Assessor
Nihal Kularatna University of Waikato Assessor
Peter Newton Swinburne University of Technology Assessor
Phil Bremer University of Otago Assessor
Prem Bhalla University of Melbourne Assessor
Rob Whitney Independent Research Association of NZ Assessor
Roger Fairclough Neo Leaf Global Ltd Assessor
Ross Green Trumpington Associates Ltd Assessor
Sea Rotmann SEA - Sustainable Energy Advice Ltd Assessor
Sebastian Macmillan University of Cambridge Assessor
Travis Glare Lincoln University Assessor
Vassilios Agelidis Technical University of Denmark Assessor
Jacqueline Cumming Victoria University of Wellington Assessor
Brajesh Singh Western Sydney University Assessor
Rachel Burton University of Adelaide Assessor
David King James Cook University Assessor
Bill Denny University of Auckland Assessor
Edward Watson Nazadel Ltd Assessor
Warwick Catto Ballance Agri-Nutrients Limited Assessor
Frances Sullivan Local Government New Zealand Assessor
Elise Pendall Western Sydney University Assessor
Gonçalo Bernardes University of Cambridge Assessor
Brendan O’Connell Crannora Consulting Ltd Panel member
Suzanne Wilkinson University of Auckland Panel member
Barry Marlow Independent Panel member
Elizabeth Hopkins Independent (Chair) Panel member
Te Taru White Toitu Te Waonui Panel member
Brad Ridoutt CSIRO Panel member