In 2016 we were joined by some incredible speakers from New Zealand and around the world.  

Brendan Hoare

Organics Aotearoa New Zealand Ltd

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Brendan is a renowned researcher and practitioner, expert in the aligned disciplines of sustainable organic production systems, integrated resource management and land-use design.

With 27 years of experience, working across traditional disciplines and public/private sector boundaries, his skills integrate landscape resource ecology, the redesign and implementation of productive landscapes and the mobilizing of communities and organizations to create effective change across wide-ranging social, cultural and institutional frameworks.

Brendan's company Buy Pure New Zealand operates a trade and market platform for NZ brands and international buyers wanting to source the best sustainable products New Zealand has to offer. The peak body of organic in NZ Organics Aotearoa New Zealand contracts his company's services to operate their Chief Executive role.