Richard joins the New Zealand team from Lefroy Valley Australia where he was the Regional Sales Manager based out of Melbourne. He offers the experience of having worked with a wide range of crops from market gardens to processing crops and product development for salad mix/mesclun.
Having completed his Bachelor in Applied Science in Agribusiness in 2006 at Massey University, he took on a role as an Agronomist for a large food processing company in Gisborne. The crops he focused on were Sweetcorn, Squash, and Peas. Over the five years working there, he developed a solid understanding of the food processing industry and the agronomic skills to go with it.
Richard has a passion and enthusiasm for the seed industry and enjoys the challenges and successes the industry presents. Richard says “I look forward to building the relationships with customers and suppliers