Agro-Ecological is founded on knowledge and experience. Our goal is to enable investment in farmland and manage it with a long-term perspective.
Charles was educated at University of Otago New Zealand, graduating B.Com in 1978. He has 25+ years’ experience in banking in New Zealand, more specifically financial markets, with Barclays Bank Plc and Bank of New Zealand. In recent years he has held senior positions in the Bank of New Zealand dealing room with responsibility for interest rate risk management and trading activity associated with the bank’s wholesale funding activities.
He chaired the investment committee for the BNZ employee’s pension scheme while also serving for many years on the board of the Bank of New Zealand Officers Provident Association. For 10 years until recently he was also a member of the Bank of New Zealand ALCO.
He is a member of the New Zealand Financial Markets Association and a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.
Charles is currently developing an export cherry orchard in Central Otago New Zealand.