Bridget leads a team of research farm staff, technicians, scientists, modellers and economists who provide farmers with new solutions to remain competitive, responsible and resilient.
Bridget previously held the role of Head of Science at DairyNZ before being promoted into the General Manager role in May 2022.
She has worked in research management in agricultural science organisations for more than 25 years, including with Ballance, Waikato Regional Council and Fonterra. At Fonterra she led the premanufacture research as General Manager On-Farm Research and Development before joining the DairyNZ team in 2020. Bridget has a Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons), Agronomy and Crop Science from Massey University.