Duncan Mackintosh is the Chief Executive of WaikatoLink Limited. Duncan has directed a number of key strategic initiatives while at WaikatoLink including the set-up of seed funds, an international internship programme and collaborations to facilitate commercialisation and increase the impact of innovation. He has also founded or co-founded a number of new ventures based on University of Waikato IP. He is the Founding Manager and Director of AngelLink, a national angel investment network backing New Zealand high growth technology ventures with an emphasis on life sciences, engineering and ICT. Prior to WaikatoLink he held roles in commercialisation and technology incubator development and management. Duncan graduated from Massey University in 1995 with a BVSc in Veterinary Science and has had extensive experience in the veterinary field.