Agcarm is governed by an 11-member board elected by members.

President: Mark Christie


Mark joined DuPont NZ Ltd in 1981 after completing degrees at University of Otago and Lincoln College. He has held many roles within DuPont both in New Zealand and Australia, including development, territory management, product management and the current role of country manager which he has held since 2007.

With 30 plus years in the crop protection industry, Mark has gained broad experience in the development, use and management aspects of the crop protection industry.

Mark was elected to the Agcarm executive in 2009. Key drivers for Mark are product stewardship, sustainability and a passion for the future of agriculture and horticulture.

Vice President: Pauline Calvert (MSD Animal Health)

Manufacturer representatives

Derek Bartlett (Bayer Animal Health)

Gavin Kerr (Nufarm)

David MacGibbon (Adama)

Steve Rochester (Merial)

Martyn Phillips (Zoetis)

Distributor member representatives:

Stephen Guerin (PGG Wrightson)

Aaron Gordon (Farmlands)

Associate member representative:

Nikki Johnson

Immediate Past President:

Peter Holden (Dow AgroScience)