B.Food.Tech, MBA, MInstD | Independent Chair | Mount Maunganui
Brett is a professional director and consultant. He is an Independent Director and Chairman of Comvita Ltd (NZX:CVT), Independent Director of private company BlueLab Corporation Ltd, Independent Director of Quayside Holdings Ltd., and Chairman of Priority One, Tauranga and Western BOP’s economic development agency.
From 2005-2015 Brett was the Chief Executive Officer of Comvita. Prior to Comvita, he held a number of senior roles with global packaging firm Tetra Pak. Other former Governance and Advisory board roles include: Derma Sciences Inc. (DSCI:Nasdaq), SeaDragon (SEA:NZX), Enterprise Angels, NZTE’s Better by Design Advisory Board and Member of the Callaghan Innovation Stakeholder Advisory Group.
Brett has a Bachelor of Food Technology from Massey University, and a Masters of Business Administration from the International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland. He has also completed advanced management programmes at Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. Brett is a Member of the Institute of Directors. Brett joined the Board on the 1st May 2017.