Appointed to the Malaghan Institute Trust Board in August 2008. Graduated from Otago University in 1994 with a Commerce degree. Subsequent employment with Refrigerated Freight Lines in Auckland and Melbourne, and Sea Containers Group in London, Madrid and Buenos Aires. Managing Director of the AUSPERL Group with quarrying, processing, sales and engineering operations in Australia, New Zealand. President of the Perlite Institute (USA). Member of the NZ Institute of Directors.