Wendy joined the NZ Food Safety Science & Research Centre as Manager in May 2016, having spent the previous six years managing the Allan Wilson Centre, a national virtual scientific network, and one of New Zealand's seven Centres of Research Excellence. Prior to coming to Massey University in 2010, Wendy was Director of Adult Continuing Education at Queen Elizabeth College in Palmerston North. Wendy’s extensive experience in leadership and management across the education sector is supplemented by a Master of Management degree and a Master of Business Administration (Distinction) from Massey University.