Mr Anthony (Tony) Nowell
Mr Anthony (Tony) Nowell CNZM (Chair) is a professional company Director and, in addition to his chairmanship of Scion, he is currently Chair of Wellington Drive Technologies, the Omega Lamb Primary Growth Partnership and Douglas Nutrition. He is a board member of New Zealand Food Innovation Auckland Limited and in June 2017 completed an 8-year term as a board member of Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ). Mr Nowell is Founding Director of Valadenz Limited, a trade and export development company and was previously the CEO of Zespri International, the Managing Director of Griffin's Food Limited and Regional Vice President of Sara Lee Asia. Mr Nowell brings extensive experience in corporate management, governance and international trade and development to the Board, and for the past 10 years he represented New Zealand on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), the APEC Policy Partnership for Food Security (PPFS) and was Chair of the Asia Pacific Food Industry Forum. He has previously chaired the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council, the New Zealand Food and Beverage Taskforce and the New Zealand Packaging Accord Governing Board, was Deputy Chair of Leadership New Zealand and a member of the Export Advisory Board of Business New Zealand. Mr Nowell is also independent Chair of the Professional Golfers' Association of New Zealand.