Find out more about the people behind Cawthron Institute.

Elizabeth Bean


Elizabeth provides strategic and advisory support to the Cawthron Institute Trust Board and Cawthron Foundation. She also guides the Foundation’s community engagement, philanthropic and education programmes.  The role combines Elizabeth’s passion for science, a belief in philanthropy and the desire to see New Zealand prosper.

She is an independent consultant and her work has a focus on applied research, analysis, communications and business development.

She spends spare time with family, which includes two active teenagers, and is a keen participant in the offerings of the Nelson-Tasman region. 

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