Hanie is the Executive-in-Residence as part of our Whakatipu Tāngata program at Matū. Hanie has 20 years international experience working in the biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device industries, including almost a decade at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.
Hanie has a BSc in Molecular Biology, and MSc (Hons) in Medical Science from the University of Auckland. She recently completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and Leadership from Darden Business School, University of Virginia.
Hanie has a passion in helping to nurture and grow start-ups especially in healthcare. Hanie joined SheEO (as an Activator) and ArcAngels in 2017, and has been an independent member of the Return on Science Medtech and Surgical Investment Committee since 2019. Hanie is an associate member of Institute of Directors and currently an observer on the board of Sweet Louise, which provides support to patients with incurable breast cancer. Outside of work, Hanie is a mum of two toddlers and lives in Auckland with her husband, kids and dog.