Brent was elected to the Fonterra Board in 2017. Brent had a 25-year career in both New Zealand and abroad in various corporate advisory roles, including being a Partner at PwC for more than 12 years. 

Brent is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University.    

Brent serves on the Boards of Canterbury Grasslands Limited, Waitomo Petroleum Group Limited and its subsidiaries and The New Zealand Fieldays Society.

Brent is actively involved as a shareholder of three dairy operations in the Waikato and has shareholding interests in two other dairy farms with operations in both New Zealand and the United States.  Brent is also the General Manager of a 3, 000 cow dairy operation.  In addition to his strong financial skills and knowledge, Brent has particular expertise in Fonterra’s Farmgate Milk Price and the drivers of the Co-operative’s earnings.

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