Chief Executive

This position is currently closed.

But if you are interested here's a link to a video introducing PlantTech and what we are looking for our first Chief Executive:

We hope to be making an exciting announcement about this position very soon!


Research Directors

These positions are currently closed. 

We are seeking to appoint three Research Directors who will each bring outstanding research and technical expertise in one of three areas.  Together with the CEO they will be involved in the creation of the organisation from scratch and will lead the Research Strategy for PlantTech.  The successful candidates will possess a demonstrated ability to work in or with commercial environments and at the interface of research and industry organisations.

While these the deadline for these positions has passed, we are always interested in hearing from talented people who want to be part of PlantTech.  For further information on research roles, specialising in Data Integration and Analytics, Point of Use Decision Support, or Autonomous Devices, please contact our Consultant from Ryan + Alexander Consulting, Bernadette Ryan-Hopkins on +64 27 839 7683 or feel free to email her at


“We recognise that in order to compete in the technology space our sector needs new capabilities, as well as more traditional research partners. The PlantTech regional research institute concept offers an innovative way to grow these capabilities, and to work together with new and existing partners, to develop and commercialise technologies for the sector.”
— Carol Ward Chief Innovation and Sustainability Officer, Zespri Group Ltd