Brendon Green, BE Chem and Process (Hons), Post Grad Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology
Brendon's career spans 25 years in New Zealand and offshore, largely in the energy sector covering thermal generation, oil and gas exploration and renewables, notably wind and geothermal. Over recent years he has been involved in the decarbonisation of the transport sector by way of electric and hydrogen technologies. Brendon has worked with and within Māori organisations, which includes establishing partnerships and joint ventures around natural resources inclusive of water, energy, forestry and dairy. His career includes technical and commercial leadership roles with Mercury, Contact Energy, General Electric (in Mexico and the USA) and the NZ Dairy Board. He is the founder of Kaitiaki Advisory Limited and holds a Bachelor of Chemical and Process Engineering and a Postgraduate Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology. Brendon brings over a decade of governance experience inclusive of being a past Chair of Tainui Kawhia Incorporation and Tirohia Landfill Generation Joint Venture.
General disclosure of interests: Director, Kaitiaki Advisory Limited; Director, Tainui Kawhia Incorporation; Director, Hiringa Energy Limited; Director, Hiringa Refueling Investments Limited; Executive Director, Advanced Biotech NZ Limited; Management contract, Tainui Kawhia Minerals; Australia-NZ representative, Wattstock LLC (USA); Representative of Waipapa Marae, Kawhia, Te Whakakitenga o Waikato Tainui; Runanga Manukau Institute of Technology, Te Whakakitenga o Waikato representative; Member, Waikato District Council – Infrastructure Committee; Advisor, Te Taumata Aronui – Ministry of Education; Adjunct Senior Fellow, University of Canterbury – Department of Chemical Engineering; Co-chair, Waikato Regional Skills Leadership Group; Member, Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council.