Nikki and her husband have been involved in farming for over 35 years and still own a 320ha bull beef and forestry unit in the mid-North. They have owned and operated companies involved in forest management and silvicultural contracting in Northland for 30 years, and are still involved in forest harvesting on small scale blocks.
Nikki currently chairs the TIaki Plantations Company, and is a director of WorkSafe NZ, and Kitchen Studio Distribution Limited. She recently retired from the Chair of Northpower Ltd and the board of Farmlands Cooperative Society Ltd. Other past roles have included West Coast Energy Pty Ltd and Landcorp Farming Ltd (now Pamu NZ).
Nikki has Chaired the Audit and RIsk committee of Northpower Ltd, the People and Safety Committee of Landcorp, and the People & Performance Committee of Farmlands. She is currently Deputy Chair of the Audit and Risk committee for WorkSafe, and sits on the Health and Safety Committee for Tiaki Plantations. Nikki is focussed on strategic execution, change management, Health, Safety and Wellbeing, and people strategy.
Nikki holds an MBA, and is a Chartered Fellow of the NZ Institute of Directors and a member of the Australian Institute of Directors.