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Paul Linton

Paul Linton

Governance Representative Board Member

January 2020 - present

General Manager Research and Technical Services, and Commercial Businesses

Callaghan Innovation


Paul runs the Research & Technical Services divisions of Callaghan Innovation employing New Zealand’s leading scientists and engineers who provide R&D, product prototyping and innovation services. He also runs the commercial businesses of Callaghan Innovation – GlycoSyn, KiwiStar Optics and the Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand.

Paul’s industry background spans a wide range of technology organisations – incorporating software, data, science, engineering and manufacturing. He has held senior positions with MetService of New Zealand, Airways New Zealand, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise and Objective Corporation. Paul has also held a number of roles as New Zealand’s trade commissioner in Australia, Asia and the Pacific.