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Our team is here to help. Please get in touch to speak to a member of staff.

Rhys Griffiths

Market Development Manager

Lindsay Fung

Producer Manager

John Ladley

Industry Capability Manager

Emil Murphy

Research and Policy Manager

Sara Elmes

Project Manager Industry Capability

Luka Jansen

Environmental Stewardship

Pam MacLeman

Quality Systems Administrator

Virginia Connell

Assistant Manager, Markets

Cameron Frecklington

Communications Manager (part time)

Sharon McIntyre

Deer Select Manager (part time)

Rebecca Norling

Communication Design and Events (part time)

Louise Balkham

DFA coordinator (part time)

Helen Montgomery

Office manager (part time)

Amy Wills

Special Projects (part time)

Kathy Goodwin-Ray

Johne's Programme Manager (part time)

Cenwynn Philip

DFA Coordinator (on parental leave)

Mandy Bell

Mandy is a producer-appointed representative and farms deer at Criffel Station, Wanaka. She was involved in setting up the Deer Progeny Test and Johne’s Management Ltd (now DeerPRO).

Mandy Bell


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Gerard is a venison marketer and processor appointed representative on the DINZ Board and Group Managing Director for First Light Foods

Gerard Hickey

Hawkes Bay


Hamish is a NZDFA appointed representative on the DINZ Board

Hamish Fraser

South Canterbury

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Paddy is a producer appointed representative on the DINZ Board and manages Haldon Station.

Paddy Boyd

South Canterbury/North Otago

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Jacqueline is a NZDFA appointed representative on the DINZ Board

Jacqueline Rowarth


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Officer of Silver Fern Farms

Dave Courtney

Mount Maunganui

Nigel Jones

Venison marketing and processing appointed representative on the DINZ Board, holds the position as General Manager Strategy for Alliance Group Limited

Nigel Jones


Tony Cochrane Nov 2017

Velvet and co products representative on the DINZ Board, National Velvet Manager at PGG Wrightson

Tony Cochrane


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Camille Flack

Board Observer, Hawkes Bay