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