Speaker Profiles | 2021

Warren Parker | Pāmu

Warren Parker | Pāmu

Managing Director, Warren’s Insights Ltd + Chair of Pāmu

Warren is Chair of Pāmu (Landcorp Farming Ltd) and the Griffith Enterprise Strategic Advisory Board, Griffith University; and a Director of Farmlands Cooperative, Quayside Holdings, Predator Free 2050 Ltd and Genomics Aotearoa. He was a member of the New Zealand Conservation Authority (NZCA) from 2011 to 2018 including Chair from 2014, and has Chaired the Forestry Ministerial Advisory Group since May 2018.

Warren was the Chief Executive Officer of Scion from 2011- 2017 and Landcare Research from 2005-2011. Earlier, Warren was Chief Operating Officer for AgResearch Science and Professor and Head of the Department of Agribusiness and Resource Management at Massey University. Warren has a MAgrSc (Hons I) in Farm Management and a PhD in Animal Science (Massey), and is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors.