Introducing Paul Crick – NZRLT Independent Trustee.

The NZRLT Board and Leadership Team welcomed Independent Trustee Paul Crick, to the NZRLT Board late last year.

On the appointment Kate Scott, Chair, said, “Paul’s diverse range of skills, his deep passion for the Sector, and his extensive governance experience in both education and in industry, make him a valuable addition to the Board. We’re excited by the mix we now have on the governance team.”

Paul and partner Dayanne Almeida lease an 850ha sheep, beef and deer farm in the Wairarapa.

Paul has an extensive 30-year background in agriculture and education, both nationally and overseas; from working and managing large-scale properties in the North and South Islands to farm consultancy in Chile and Brazil, along with developing the next generation of NZ farmers in his previous executive role, Director of Farms for Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre. 

Paul has been involved in many agricultural and social research projects in conjunction with Massey University, AbacusBio, Alliance Group, Beef + Lamb Genetics New Zealand, and AgResearch. He is currently operating the hill country sheep and beef central progeny flock on the AgResearch property.

Paul is also a Council Member on Muka Tangata, the Workforce Development Council for People Food and Fibre, the Chair of the Beef and Lamb Farmer Council Executive and adds Independent Trustee, New Zealand Rural Leadership Trust, to his governance commitments.

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