Geoff has a wide range of skills and experience, with an Economics Degree from Otago University, and 40 years involvement with NZ exports. He has operated in all New Zealand’s main export markets; Asia, Europe, Middle East, and North America, and has lived offshore in Sydney and London.
He has both extensive commodity market experience, and branded FMCG product experience, and has worked closely with a number of Government agencies and bodies.
Geoff has regulatory experience having observed the strict regulations governing the exportation of primary produce throughout his career.
Geoff joined Kiwifruit New Zealand in late 2015 and prior to that was CEO of a Tauranga based exporter, and has excellent regional knowledge and networks.