Agro-Ecological is founded on knowledge and experience. Our goal is to enable investment in farmland and manage it with a long-term perspective.
Mike Knobloch has had a lifelong involvement with farming, growing up on a sheep, beef and deer farm in Central Hawkes Bay. He graduated from Massey University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Accounting and Finance and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of NZ.
After travelling and working overseas, he returned to the farm before joining a chartered accounting practice, where he spent 18 years; 15 of those as director/principal, specialising in farming, forestry, tax planning, risk, investment, emissions trading and business structures.
He is a director and shareholder of a 2300Ha farming company and has several other farming- related roles which include, Adviser to Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Chairman of HB Pastoral Steering Group, Member of Pan Sector Leadership Group, Convenor of HB Rural Futures Programme.