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Susan Kilsby

Susan joined ANZ Bank in the role of Agriculture Economist in late 2018. She previously headed up NZX’s team of analysts providing leading intelligence on a range of agricultural sectors and was involved with the launch of the dairy derivatives market. Susan studied Agricultural Economics at Massey. 

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Dr Will Barker

Co-founder and CEO of New Zealand cleantech company Mint Innovation, Dr Will Barker is a seasoned entrepreneur with a background in IP security, partnership development, building high performance teams and capital raising.

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Lance Wiggs

Lance Wiggs is a found of Punakaiki Fund, a venture capital fund investing in high growth private NZ companies. With over 840 NZ investors and over $31 million raised through a combination of wholesale and retail offers Punakaiki Fund has crafted a new model for venture investing.

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Debra Hall

Debra is an active early stage investor, and a member of Flying Kiwi Angels. She draws on her experience as an engineer in the mining industry, a strategic marketing consultant, a business owner and exited entrepreneur to deliver clarity of thinking and strategic direction to the governance and advisory boards on which she sits.

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Dave Corbett

Dave is an entrepreneur who champions agile working practices and collaboration to drive innovation. As a leader, he focuses on unlocking discretionary effort and creativity in his teams by forming diverse teams and encouraging them to bring their whole self to work.

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Tom Soutter

Tom is a Trader at Fonterra in Auckland with over 5 years of experience in dairy. He focuses on market making in NZX Dairy Commodity and Milk Price Derivatives, and using these markets to help manage the risk of Fonterra’s physical exposures.

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Conor Andrew Steffey

Conor has over 10 years’ experience working in finance through a variety of roles, including: International Equity Trader (Fidelity Investments), Reorganizations Associate, Senior Margin Associate (Scottrade Inc.), Trading Analyst, and U.S. Trader (Fonterra). Conor has a passion for finance and is always looking for ways expand his financial knowledge.

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Suse Reynolds

Suse has been on the AANZ Council since its inception in 2008 and took up the Executive Director role four years ago. Angel Association NZ is the industry representative body for early stage investment.

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Con Williams

Con joined MyFarm in July 2018 as the Head of Investment Research. The role involves providing investment insights for all primary sectors and the specific investment opportunities that exist for clients. Prior to this Con was the ANZ Agri Economist for 8 years.

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Te Kapunga Dewes

Te Kapunga Dewes is the CEO of PF Olsen taking over from Peter Clark in September 2018. PF Olsen is the leading independent forestry management services provider in New Zealand and Australia, managing 300,000 ha and harvesting around 7.0 million m3/annum.

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Che Charteris

Ché has a practical personal background in farming and forestry and a broad experience in various public sector roles, including: agricultural trade relations and cooperation with China, regulatory management of New Zealand National Parks, competition regulation and price-setting of NZ’s telecommunications sector, and government infrastructure funding packages.

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