Mark Patton

Mark A Patton

EY Oceania, Tax, Government Incentives Senior Manager

I am a geneticist, manufacturing leader, R&D Tax specialist and a father of two. I love the ocean and the wild country of the Southern Alps. Die-hard fan of the Crusaders, Warriors and Liverpool FC.

Mark is the South Island lead, based out of Christchurch, for the New Zealand R&D team. Mark enjoys working with a broad range of innovative businesses including clients across agriculture, hi-tech manufacturing, aerospace, biotechnology and food & beverage to name a few. He has experience in supporting highgrowth start-ups through to working with category leaders in making a global impact.

Previously, Mark spent 10 years in the manufacturing sector occupying both technical and commercial roles covering FMCG and agritech production. With a major export focus during this time, he has extensive experience in manufacturing and exporting world leading brands across the Asia Pacific region.

Mark obtained an Honours degree in Genetics from Otago University and a Diploma in Project Management from the New Zealand Institute of Management.

How Mark is building a better working world

"By supporting the next generation of disruptors here in Chirstchurch, I am able to transfer knowledge and support innovative teams at the grass roots. I am proud to be part of Aerospace New Zealand, a fantastic, passionate group of businesses, students and space enthusiasts with the common goal of growing the aerospace industry in Ōtautahi." 

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