BSc (Hons) (Westminster), PhD (Westminster), PGDipBA (Vic)
Dr Andrew West is the Vice-Chancellor at Lincoln University.
Academic and Professional Background
Dr Andrew West is Vice-Chancellor of New Zealand's specialist land-based university and was previously Chief Executive of AgResearch Ltd, Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd, the Executive Chairman of the Tertiary Education Commission and the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.
Dr West has been a director of many commercial firms largely focused around agriculture.
Dr West is an expert in the reform and operation of government scientific systems and tertiary education systems. In his career he has helped lead the creation of policy agencies, funding agencies, regulatory agencies, limited liability research companies and tertiary education funding systems.
Dr West has also overseen over $100 million of commercialisation of public good science and technology.