Tony was appointed to the Landcorp Board in July 2014. He has been involved in agricultural governance, particularly in the dairy sector since 1995. Tony has a background in farm consultancy. He was awarded a Nuffield scholarship to study in Europe, and was a director of the NZ Dairy Board, and Kiwi Dairy Co-op up to the formation of Fonterra. He is currently a director of Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-op Limited and Network Tasman Limited. Tony grew up on and still farms the family dairy farm in Golden Bay, with a strong emphasis on environmental sustainability and intergenerational stewardship.