Dean Pacific

Massey welcomes senior research scientist Prof Palatasa Havea as new Dean Pacific

Professor Havea, also known as Tasa, comes to Massey from Fonterra’s Research and Development Centre in Palmerston North where he was Principal Research Scientist.

Originally from Tonga, Professor Havea’s 22-year research career began when he studied a food technology degree at Massey University. He returned to complete a PhD in Food Technology and his inventions have resulted in the manufacture of the highest returning range of dairy protein products by Fonterra.