I am the Science Group Manager for the Ethical Agriculture division.

My vision is to empower, enable, and engage people to transform how we farm.

My research focuses on developing practical solutions to the big issues facing global agriculture.

My past leadership roles include Economic Advisor to the Ministry for the Environment, Professor of Environmental Economics at Waikato University, and Chief Economist at DairyNZ.


  • Doctorate, Economics, University of Western Australia, 2008
  • Masters, Economics, Massey University, 2003
  • Bachelors, Science, Massey University, 2000