Margot is a co-founder and Executive Director of BioPacific Partners – a company headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, that bridges innovation in life sciences from Australia and New Zealand to global markets.
Born in Australia but a resident of New Zealand for the past 20 years, Margot has a background in science education, consulting and the biotech industry. She was the Auckland Director for the biotech industry association NZBIO, with a focus on supporting small and medium enterprises in the life-sciences. She was then the programme director for the Masters’ of Bioscience Enterprise at the University of Auckland for seven years. Margot left this position at the end of 2013 to found BioPacific Partners.
Margot has served on the Boards of hospital and community and service entities as either a member or Chair in both Australia and New Zealand. She has been recognized by NZBIO for her services to the biotech industry with a lifetime achievement award and BioPacific Partners was the 2018 recipient of the American Chamber of Commerce award for bilateral relations with the USA.
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