School: James Hargest College
Tertiary: Lincoln University, 2015-2018
Degree: Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences (Honours)
Current employment: Graduate Catchment Engagement Leader (Southland), DairyNZ
Job description: Lead farmer engagement in regional policy action and galvanise on-farm change to achieve environmental outcomes.
DairyNZ scholarship benefits: Networking! Susan encouraged and supported my application through DairyNZ, helping me to find my dream role.
The networking dinners helped to develop my interpersonal skills making it easy to talk with anybody – farmers, stakeholders, leaders in the sector, etc.
Future plans: In the long term, I plan to continue to learn and develop my skills helping dairy farmers to reach their environmental goals and targets. Also, I am looking forward to travelling the world!