Tony is renowned for his innovative and lateral thinking which always comes with a creative twist. An achievement oriented and “ideas” individual, Tony has the skills and drive to turn concepts into reality.
Tony has been described as “one of those people who can transcend relationships from the fishermen on the wharf to politicians in Parliament”. He also has a unique ability to assess complex negotiations and broker solutions that deliver reasoned and timely solutions.
Tony's previous experience includes business policy manager of Seafood New Zealand, business innovation and quota manager Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd (now Moana New Zealand), FishServe founding CEO (a seafood industry owned company delivering statutory administrative and registry services on contract to Government).
He is currently the Chair of the Paua 2 Industry Association and the FAME Alumni Trust and an Associate fellow of the NZ Institute of Management. Tony is also the creator of Fish4all, the Fisho's Best Mate and New Zealand recreational fishing reporting app.
Read an article about Tony here.