Tim has been DairyNZ’s chief executive since 2007 and chief executive of its predecessor Dexcel since 2005. He leads DairyNZ in its vision to deliver a better future for New Zealand farmers. Prior to joining DairyNZ, Tim was general manager of Fonterra subsidiary, Anchor Ethanol.
He has a PhD in animal, food and nutritional sciences from Cornell University, New York, and was a nutrition and milk characteristics scientist at the Dairying Research Corporation in Hamilton. He also worked in strategy for the New Zealand Dairy Board before taking a corporate role at Fonterra supporting the first CEO.