Leadership Team

The DairyNZ Board is supported by a management team led by chief executive Campbell Parker.

Campbell joined DairyNZ as chief executive in October 2023 and is excited about leading DairyNZ at a pivotal time for the Dairy Industry in New Zealand. He is passionate about the role the dairy sector plays in creating jobs, building communities, and contributing to the success of the New Zealand economy.

With over 25 years leadership experience in agriculture Campbell has held previous roles with PGG Wrightson, Bank of New Zealand (BNZ), Ballance Agri-Nutrients, Waikato Milking Systems, and GEA Farm Technologies. He holds a Bachelor of Agriculture majoring in Rural Valuation from Massey University. He grew up on a sheep, beef, and dairy grazing farm in the Waikato.