Company: Foundation for Research Science and Technology

The New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (“FRST”) invests in research, science and technology on behalf of the New Zealand government with the aim to stimulate prosperity and improve the well-being of New Zealanders and the environment through investing in innovation and fostering the creation of new knowledge. The FRST is a Crown entity governed by a Board appointed by the Minister of Research, Science and Technology of New Zealand. It employs 100 staff, including contractors, in their head office in Wellington and at regional offices in Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga and Blenheim. FRST has six operational groups: Investments Group; Investment Strategy Group; Communications and Marketing Group; Science, Governance and Reporting Group; Corporate Development Group and a Policy Group