Commercial fisherman mainly lobster fishing in Fiordland from 1972 until 1994. Met Jesus in 1992 (remember those years)
Started exporting live lobster from Fiordland 1988 to Japan.
Lead formation of Fiordland Lobster Co in 1990 (Fiordland Lobster co has a website) Current director of same.
Positions held. (Past)
President Fiordland Fishermen’s Assn
Vice President NZ Federation of Commercial Fishermen
Govt Appointment to the National Rock Lobster Management Group
Govt Appointment to NZ Fishing Industry Board
Director of NZ Rock Lobster Industry Council
Director of NZ Seafood Industry Council
Chairman CRA8 Management Group (current)
Chairman Otago Rock Lobster Assn (retired to board member)
Chair Fiordland Marine Guardians
Board member Progress Southland
Board member Venture Southland
Te Anau Community Board member
Chair Fiordland Event Center Trust
Awarded cert of significant achievement by Hon Jim Anderton Min of Fisheries in 2007 for significant contribution in the formation of the NZ Quota Management System for fisheries.
Awarded MNZM 2013 for services to the fishing industry and marine environment.
Pastor Fiordland New Life Church
Ministries in India and Pakistan.