I have been in the industry since 1989 and grew up in the home of a dedicated stock agent and farmer.
My career has taken me throughout the North and South Islands and I have enjoyed the great support of my lovely wife Victoria.
We have three children named Angus, Alexandra and Jacquetta. My interests include cycling, tennis, the kids' sports (rowing, hockey, rugby, cricket, basketball, gymnastics etc) and rugby.
I have been in the industry since 1983 and worked in Marlborough, Canterbury and South Canterbury as a livestock rep before moving into management roles since 2000 covering Canterbury and later the entire South Island.
I am married to Pip and we have two great children, Ollie and Kate. My interests are following the children's sports, family time and, of course, rugby.
Having been in the financial services industry, both finance and insurance, for the last 30+ years in service and management roles, I have a passion for developing long term quality client relationships based on great service, always being available and putting people ahead of profits.
Opportunities to have face-to-face time with clients are greatly enjoyed. My personal life is occupied spending time with my wife Jane, our three grown children and our passion for gardening, water skiing and tramping.
I have had spent most of my working life-time in the stock and station industry starting in Christchurch at PGG in the wool division in 1987. The past 20 years have been spent working across the North Island in various roles including wool, finance and management roles. I now reside in Hawkes Bay with my wife Ginny and we have 3 school age boys. Interests include cricket, rugby, farming and travel.
I have had a 30 year banking and finance career including 22 years at ASB Bank in their Rural division. My most recent executive position was General Manager Rural at ASB – leading a team of 200 across New Zealand. I’m proud to join the Hazlett team – a focused and ambitious business passionately delivering to the needs of our farming clients and of course our team. Outside of work I hold a handful of independent director and advisory board roles. I’m married to Lou, have three boys and we are actively involved in the outdoors with a lot of sport!
My experience in agriculture ranges from grass roots farming through to executive agribusiness positions and I have enjoyed helping Hazlett build on its outstanding success to date.
I am married to Kaye and we have two adult sons.