Shalini is an innovative and dynamic strategist, who strives to be the change she wants to see in the world. She joined AbacusBio in November 2020.

A cytogeneticist and molecular biologist by training, she brings her strong background in life sciences seamlessly into the agricultural sector. In addition to being highly adaptable, her key strengths lie in her curiosity for new knowledge, excellent communication skills, and compassionate leadership.

Shalini holds a PhD in neuroendocrinology from the University of Otago.

Her focus within AbacusBio is:
  • Training/learning material development for breeding programmes
  • Proposal development
  • Review of literature
  • Project management
  • Business development
Projects involved in:
  • Project Mesha
  • Resilient Dairy Programme DairyNZ
  • PigBoost project