Dr Geoff Allen

Chief Executive, APCFI

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A veterinary epidemiologist by training, Geoff has worked extensively in animal disease control, exotic diseases, veterinary public hygiene and public health areas, as well as the food production and export industry. 

With more than 19 years experience working in the food production and export industry, previous roles include Director Compliance and Investigation, for the New Zealand Food Safety Authority and the then Ministry of Agriculture, (now Ministry for Primary Industries) for more than 11 years.

Geoff has also worked auditing and enforcing New Zealand’s food standards and legislation - with the exacting requirements of New Zealand’s food trading partners, and in the areas of animal welfare, animal biosecurity, wine, and agricultural chemicals and veterinary medicines.