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AgriTech New Zealand is operated by a dedicated management team and governed by an Executive Council made up of industry representatives – across both elected and appointed positions.

Management Team

Brendan O’Connell

AgriTechNZ

CEO

Kylie Horomia

AgriTechNZ

Growth & Transformation Manager

Andrea Molloy

Tech Alliance

Communications Manager

Tim Cutfield

Project Manager

Emily Baldey

Event Manager

Hemangi Sharma

Digital Media Specialist

Vikki Dong

Digital Media Specialist

Executive Council

Blair Smith

LIC

Representing Major Corporate seat

Brenna Townshend

TREV

Representing SME / Startup seat

Bridgit Hawkins

CropX

Chair, Representing SME / Startup seat

David MacDonald

AgriZeroNZ

Independent Seat

Graeme Muller

NZTech

Board Advisor

Katherine Sandford

UBCO

Representing Other Corporate seat

Mavis Mullins

Rangitane Iwi

Representing Iwi seat

Matt Flowerday

Landkind

Representing SME / Startup seat

Ruth Leary

AgriZeroNZ

Independent Seat

Sam Waugh

Representing Independent Farmer Practitioner

Sarah Adams

Gallagher

Representing Major Corporate seat

Simon Yarrow

Callaghan Innovation

Representing Government seat