Jenny was appointed to the role in June 2018. Before joining DairyNZ she was the inaugural Chief Executive of the Electricity Retailers’ Association of New Zealand. Prior to this, she was the Director of External Relations for the Brewers' Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Jenny worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade for 10 years including in trade negotiations, legal and bilateral policy roles, and four years as a diplomat in Japan. Jenny comes from a legal background and her first job was as a lawyer for firm Jacobs Florentine.