Brad was born and raised in Hawkes Bay and is of Ngāti Pikiao descent and has whakapapa through his tipuna wahine, Te Muri Ahipene, daughter of Ahipene Hoete. Brad also whakapapa’s to Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Kahungunu and Rangitāne iwi. He is married to Kirsty and has four primary school aged tamariki.
Brad was appointed General Manager in November 2016 after having spent nearly a decade in Agri Commercial banking and investment management. Brad brings a wealth of commercial expertise which will assist the Rotoiti 15 Investments LP to achieve its strategic objectives for the ultimate benefit of beneficial owners.
Brad is committed to a best practice management approach and performance at the highest possible level. He approaches life as an endless continuum of learning. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, an alumni of the Kellogg Rural Leadership Programme, and is a current participant in Fonterra’s Governance Development Programme.