As the owner/operator of Forest Lodge Orchard, Mike leads growing operations and conversions. He is focused on demonstrating the success of an electrified orchard to our peers within the industry. These include running demonstration days and having an open door mentality to other industry, and non-industry members to reinforce the potential and viability of fossil fuel free grown produce.
Mike has also completed a certificate in Company Direction, and has extensive start up experience as a former director and founder of GradConnection which was acquired by SEEK in 2019. He is also a regular investor in New Zealand and Australian startups with a focus on climate and emissions reduction technology.