Glenn works as an advisor on sustainable pathways in agriculture. This covers work for entities as varied as government departments, NGO’s, corporates, universities, as well as organic and biological farming enterprises. Glenn has also been involved with collaborative work with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation on sustainable agriculture. This consultancy has taken him all over New Zealand as well as overseas.
Glenn has an extensive background both in the technical and regulatory side of organic farming, with organic certifier BioGro New Zealand Ltd, the Organic Dairy and Pastoral Group, and the Southern Organic Group. Glenn is a 5th generation farmer with 20 years’ experience including 10 years as certified organic. Glenn has worked as an advisor since 2011 – both in a full time role and part time whilst farming on his own 260 Ha (640 acre) certified organic sheep and beef property.