Leila de Koster

Leila de Koster

Chief Executive Officer, Hale Animal Health

Prior to starting Hale Leila spent 15 years building her career in marketing and advertising, working on behalf of her clients to help them achieve commercial success. This equipped her with a wide range of experience in brand and campaign strategy, business development and stakeholder management across various industries. Leila’s love of animals led her to start Hale Animal Health, with the mission to elevate the quality of life for every pet. For the past few years, Leila has led Hale through the early product development stages, the building of a world class team, establishing key industry relationships and raising capital.

Peter Dearden

Peter Dearden

Professor, the University of Otago, Co-director, Genomics Aotearoa

Manya Sabherwal

Manya Sabherwal

National Account Manager, Cytiva

Jai Denton

Jai Denton

Director - Crop Biotechnology Policy, CropLife Australia

Mark Piper

Mark Piper

CEO, The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research

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