Mat leads the Dotterel team and is responsible for business and strategic partnership development.

He is formally trained in Biotechnology and Chemical and Materials Engineering, has worked for a number of the most exciting technology companies founded in New Zealand and was a recent finalist in the 2015 NZBIO young scientist of the year awards.

Most recently Mat led the expansion of BioConsortia’s New Zealand field trial operations, working with regulatory agencies, contractors and consultants to significantly expand operations and test microbial treatments on corn and wheat.