Faculty of Science - Leading creativity and innovation in the sciences

Our leadership team

Need to contact a member of the faculty’s leadership team? Find all the details below.

Students should direct all enquiries regarding admission, enrolment, concessions and academic standing to the Science Student Centre.

Dean of Science

Dean of Science
Professor John Hosking

EA to the Dean's Office
Margot Spraggon
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 87019
Email: m.spraggon@auckland.ac.nz

Deputy Dean
Associate Professor Douglas Elliffe


Associate and Assistant Deans

Associate Dean (Academic)
Associate Professor Duncan McGillivray
Email: ada.fos@auckland.ac.nz

Associate Dean (Masters and Postgraduate Taught)
Associate Professor JC Gaillard

Associate Dean (Doctoral)
Associate Professor Vivien Kirk

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)
Dr Julia Novak

Associate Dean (International)
Associate Professor Sebastian Link

Associate Dean (Tāmaki)
Associate Professor Greg Anson

Associate Dean (Equity)
Professor Virginia Braun

Associate Dean (Sustainability)
Professor Gillian Lewis

Associate Dean (Strategic Projects)
Dr David Haywood

Associate Dean (Research)
Associate Professor Jan Lindsay


School and department heads

School of Biological Sciences (Acting)
Professor Joanna Putterill

School of Chemical Sciences
Associate Professor Gordon Miskelly

School of Computer Science
Associate Professor Giovanni Russello

School of Environment
Associate Professor Julie Rowland

Department of Exercise Sciences
Associate Professor Greg Anson

Institute of Marine Science
Professor Simon Thrush

Department of Mathematics
Professor Steven Galbraith

Department of Physics
Professor Richard Easther

School of Psychology
Professor Suzanne Purdy 

Department of Statistics
Professor James Curran



Professional staff leadership

Director of Faculty Operations
Linda Thompson

Director of Faculty Finance
David Jordan

Faculty Kaiārahi

Human Resources Manager
Cassandra Ellis

Facilities and Services Manager
David Jenkinson

Communications and Marketing Manager
Greg Blackwell

Development Manager
Kiri-Ann Olney 

Research Services Manager
Ruth Withers 

Student and Academic Services Manager
Glenda Haines

Strategic Projects Manager
Roger Lins

International Manager
Lee Hsieh


Search for science staff

You can search for all other science staff using our Faculty of Science staff directory.