Zane is based in Palmerston North, at Riddet Institute HQ.

Zane graduated from UCOL with a National Diploma in Science at the end of 2017. He has a commercial background in analytical chemistry, analysing honey using HPLC and LC-MS.

He joined the Riddet Institute in January 2021 and is currently working as part of the food nutrition team, analysing amino acids by HPLC.