The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) leads New Zealand’s engagement in the SKA project, in close collaboration with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). Jonathan Kings of MBIE is the  SKA Project Director for New Zealand, and represents New Zealand interests at the SKA Organisation Governing Board and at the Australia – New Zealand SKA Coordination Committee. New Zealand is represented at the SKA Organisations governing board by the following directors:

      • Government Representative
        Jonathan Kings (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
      • Scientific Representative
        Melanie Johnston-Hollitt (Victoria University of Wellington)

The relationship between organisations with interests in the SKA project is summarised in the figure below.



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