Investment Manager, New Zealand
Duncan joined Brandon Capital Partners as an Investment Manager in May 2016.
Before this Duncan was the Chief Executive of WaikatoLink Ltd the commercialisation company of the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. In addition to commercialisation experience, Duncan has led a range of initiatives including the development of seed funds, an international internship programme, and collaborations, including KiwiNet - a consortium of 15 New Zealand research organisations to facilitate commercialisation. Duncan has a particular interest in the agritech and life science sectors, is founder of a number of start-up ventures and has held Directorships with Aduro Biopolymers, Ligar Polymers, Aldera Animal Health, PA Therapeutics and Auramer Bio. Prior to joining WaikatoLink, he held roles in commercialisation and technology incubator development and management.
Duncan has a BVSc from Massey University and spent 5 years in clinical practice, including leadership roles during the 2001 foot and mouth outbreak in the UK.