Staff

Mark Ross

Chief Executive

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Mobile: 027 442 9965

Mark joined Agcarm in February 2015 with over 25 years’ experience in the primary sector.  Most recently, as General Manager of Policy and Advocacy with Federated Farmers of New Zealand. Mark also held senior positions at the Ministry for Primary Industries. He has an Executive MBA from Massey University and agricultural qualifications from Lincoln University and received a community award for leadership in eradicating Australian subterranean termites from the Waikato region.Mark sits on several Boards, including Agrecovery and Growsafe.When not working, Mark enjoys time with his family, sports and competing in triathlons.


jan_quay Dr Jan Quay, BVSc

Technical Director - Animal Health

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Jan has over 25 years’ experience as a clinical veterinarian.

 

Jan has a keen interest and involvement in animal welfare and ethics and is Agcarm’s fountain of knowledge on animal health and welfare issues.

 

When she is not working, Jan likes to sew quilts and enjoys taking the dogs for long walks.


Dominique Bray

Senior Communications Advisor

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Dominique writes and manages Agcarm’s publications, media statements and website.

Dominique has two young children and enjoys bush-walking and cycling.


Lee Sheppard Lee Sheppard

Event and Office Administrator

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Lee organises conferences and ensures the office continues to tick like clockwork.

 

Out of the office Lee enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking, knitting and travelling.


 

 Vanessa"" Vanessa Ayton

Accounts Administrator

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Accounts payable and receivable.