Nicola Shadbolt
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Nicola Shadbolt

Plant and Food Research / Rangahau Ahumāra Kai

Chair

  • Professor of farm and agribusiness management at Massey University.
  • Climate Change Commissioner.
  • A member of the Fonterra board for nine years as chair of the risk committee, member of the audit and finance committee, and on management board of the Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund.
  • Focus on sustainability and ESG.
  • Made an officer of the NZ Order of Merit for services to agribusiness in 2018.

Career

Massey University
Professor in Farm & Agribusiness Management
Jan 1996 - Present
Fonterra
Director
Nov 2009 - Nov 2018
International Food & Agribusiness Management Association
Director
Jun 2011 - Present
Plant and Food Research / Rangahau Ahumāra Kai
Chair
Sep 2019 - Present
Climate Change Commission / He Pou a Rangi
Commissioner
Dec 2019 - Present

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