Deputy director general, policy and trade
- More than 30 years’ experience in primary industries and resource-use policy in NZ and the UK.
- Has held senior roles in climate change, the emissions trading scheme, forestry, biosecurity, animal welfare and food policy.
- Recently led Te Uru Rākau, a new MPI branch, and has worked in food safety standards.
- Previously worked at NZ Forest Service, the Ministry of Forestry and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
- Spent 15 years working for the UK government on community forestry, common agriculture policy reform and rural development initiatives.
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