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Mr John Beattie

John was appointed to the Trust Board in 1991 and is the Chairman of Malcorp Biodiscoveries Limited, a subsidiary of the Malaghan Institute and a trustee of Wellington Zhaotai Therapies Ltd. After obtaining a law degree from Victoria University of Wellington in 1975, John was a Fulbright Scholar to Cornell University in 1979. He is Chairman of CropLogic Ltd, Fluent Scientific Ltd and the NZ Sports Hall of Fame and a trustee of the Wanaka Festival of Colour and the NZ Diabetes Foundation. John has been a partner in national law firm Kensington Swan, General Manager of Brierley Investments Limited and was the co-founder of Genesis Research and Development Corporation Limited with the late Professor Jim Watson, a former trustee of the Malaghan Institute.