Barry Harris is a company director with extensive governance and executive experience. Barry has held a number of chief executive roles including Environment Waikato, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. He was also a senior executive with Fonterra for five years.
Barry is currently chair of Food Innovation Waikato, Wintec, McFall Fuels and Agricultural Services Ltd. Barry is a director of DairyNZ, Primary ITO, WEL Networks Limited and OSPRI (former Animal Health Board).
He is also a member of the Waikato River Authority. Previous boards include CentrePort, RD1, AgResearch, International Nutritionals, Hamilton Riverside Hotels and Local Authority Shared Services. Barry has a Masters of Agricultural Science (Honours) and lives in Hamilton.