Dr Dianne McCarthy
CRSNZ CNZM, The Hearing Research Foundation, Auckland, NZ
Dianne has extensive experience in a number of senior management and governance roles in the tertiary education, science and health sectors. She holds a BA BSc MSc (Hons) and PhD from the University of Auckland.
The former CEO of the Royal Society of New Zealand, she is now Chair of the Board of the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, a Director of the Cawthron Institute, a member of the governance boards of the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge, and is Chair of the Ageing Well National Science Challenge. She is a Trustee of the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research and a Trustee and Executive Officer of the Hearing Research Foundation (NZ).
She was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to Education in 2008, a Companion of the Royal Society of New Zealand for her services to Science in 2015, and a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to science, business and women in 2016.