Juliet Ansell
Dr Juliet Ansell / Innovation Leader Health & Nutrition

Zespri®, New Zealand


Juliet oversees health and nutrition research with the various kiwifruit varieties in the global market. Juliet’s focus is the multi-centre clinical trial that Zespri® is conducting in New Zealand, Italy and Japan. The trial aims to provide clinical evidence that eating green kiwifruit contributes to digestive comfort and function. Juliet is based in New Zealand and joined Zespri® in July 2015. Previously, Juliet had a part-time role on secondment from Plant & Food Research (PFR). Juliet was an academic research scientist for 20 years (including her Ph.D. thesis research) with a BSc from Kings College, London and a doctorate from Oxford University. For full biography, please download the Biographies.