The principal, Anne French, is a specialist in innovation and strategy. She has deep expertise in science and research funding, R&D programme management, and research commercialisation. She has an in-depth knowledge of the New Zealand innovation system. Her consulting encompasses strategic advice; national and regional innovation policy and strategy; industry engagement; programme management; fundraising and grant writing; and capital raising for innovative technologies with large global markets.
Her first career was in academic publishing. She worked in senior roles for a global publisher, started a publishing business, and founded a business journal for a professional society.
My clients GNS Science and the Robinson Research Institute have been successful in recent MBIE funding rounds. GNS has been granted $8.45 m (excl GST)