Head of Implementation - Farm Debt Mediation Scheme - Ministry for Primary Industries
Currently I am Head of Implementation for the new Ministry for Primary Industries Farm Debt Mediation Scheme that will be fully operational from 1st July 2020.
I have over 20 years policy process, mediation, contract negotiation & project management experience. I have worked in the private sector in the dairy industry, Local Government and Central Government.
I specialise in environmental & primary sector policy processes. This includes consultation, submissions & further submissions, hearings, appeals, Environment Court proceedings and mediation processe.
Additionally I have extensive experience in contract negotiation, management and delivery as well as mediating through delivery issues for clients and medation in rural matters.
I was born and raised on a dairy farm and have been working in Agribusiness, Local Government and Central Government my entire career.
- Rural/Primary Sector
- Local Government - Planning Processes
- Environmental & Environment Court (RMA)
- Central Government - Machinery of Government
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Resource Management, RMA)
Graduate Diploma Dispute Resolution (Waikato University)
Sustainable Nutrient Management - Level 1 (Massey University)