I have 35 years experience in the dairy industry, commencing as a farm cadet, and obtaining a diploma in farm management (DIPAG).
I have previously been C.E.O at Castlerock Dairy’s in Southland, a large-scale farm, milking 6000 cows. I currently have a small role overseeing our equity partnership Argyll Dairy Farm Ltd as a managing director of which I am an equity partner based in Clydevale, South Otago milking 2350 cows this spring.
Between 2009 and 2015 I was employed by MyFarm Ltd as senior Agri- farm business leader, based in the Southland regional office and part of the overall senior management team that was based in the North Island.
I have completed the Robo Bank executive development course in Australia in 2013 and the Fonterra Governance Development Programme in December 2015.
I have been married to my wife Jacqui for 32 years and we have 3 adult children.