Chief Scientist, Assoc Prof Brett Cowan, has an eclectic range of qualifications. They include degrees in engineering, medicine and business, as well as studies in philosophical theology and ancient history.
He was previously the General Manager of Business at Auckland Uniservices and also holds the position of Associate Professor at Auckland University in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
He has an honours degree in mechanical engineering as well as a medical degree. In 2017 he gained an MBA from the University of Auckland.
Brett has published over 100 publications in clinical trials, medical imaging, image processing, machine learning and computational modelling and statistics.
Based at ESR’s Mt Albert Science Centre, Brett maintains links with the university, working up to one day a week there.