School: Hamilton Boys' High School
Degree: Bachelor of AgriCommerce
University: Massey University, 2015-2017
Current employment: Business Graduate Fonterra – Trade Strategy
Job description: I am currently on the Fonterra Business Graduate programme working in the Cooperatives Trade Strategy Team. The two-year graduate role involves four six month placements across the business sales teams.
Comments on the scholarship: The DairyNZ scholarship provided the perfect opportunity to begin networking within the industry and among year groups. The support provided by the DairyNZ team is invaluable when it comes to career advice, academic support, and general development.
Future plans: My short-term plans are to make the most of my opportunity in Fonterra’s graduate programme. In the medium term I aim to be involved in the farmer facing aspect of the business and travel with work. In the longer term I want to be involved with farming and utilise my skills to represent the industry through governance roles.
Scholarship recipient: 3 years