Challenge Structure

The Challenge brings together researchers from universities and other academic institutions, Crown Research Institutes, businesses and non-government organisations.

The Challenge is supported and guided by the Governance Group and Science Leadership Group along with three advisory groups.

Science Leadership Group

The Science Leadership Group is responsible for strategic planning and the delivery of research with high value, impact…

Challenge Ambassadors

Our Challenge ambassadors have been involved in the Challenge since its formative stages and now work to help…

Governance Group

The Governance Group is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the strategic development, risk management and delivery of…

International Science Advisory Panel

The International Science Advisory Panel is a group of scientists who are leading experts in their fields and…

Kāhui Māori

The group provides advice and support to the Challenge on Vision Mātauranga, the Treaty of Waitangi and WAI…

End-user Advisory Panel

The core role of the End-user Advisory Panel (EAP) is to provide strategic advice to the Governance Group,…

Challenge Parties

The group was established to ensure regular dialogue between Challenge parties, governance and management. It is open to…

Support

Our support team keeps the Challenge wheels turning behind the scenes.…