Research, Academic and Enterprise

Professor Giselle Byrnes provides strategic academic leadership to the University across the areas of teaching and learning, research and commercialization. Leading Massey's Research, Academic and Enterprise portfolio, she is responsible for driving the development and implementation of strategies, policies and standards that underpin the delivery of quality research and teaching across the institution.

She is accountable for leading and supporting excellence in learning and teaching and has executive level oversight of academic quality assurance, academic development, and Massey’s distance learning platform, enhancing and developing Massey’s presence in domestic and international markets to take the best of New Zealand to the world. In her leadership role, she contributes to the ongoing development of Massey’s Internationalisation Strategy through a range of platforms, which advance the University’s global standing and reach.

Working collaboratively across the University, Giselle also provides strategic academic leadership and management to the core services for research and researcher development. She is responsible for advancing the University’s commercialization agenda and growing the enterprise portfolio, which underpins Massey's business and innovation development activities at regional and national levels.

Units within the portfolio include:

Projects within the portfolio include: