Barry Harris is a company director with extensive governance and executive experience. Barry has held a number of Chief Executive roles including Environment Waikato, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. He was also a senior executive with Fonterra for five years.
Barry is currently Chair of Wintec, Food Innovation Waikato and McFall Fuels. He is also Chair of NIWA and OSPRI (formerly Animal Health Board). Barry is also on the board of WEL Networks Limited and Waikato Regional Airport Limited and Waikato Regional Airport Hotel Limited.
Previous boards include CentrePort, DairyNZ, RD1, AgResearch, International Nutritionals, Hamilton Riverside Hotels and Local Authority Shared Services and Primary ITO.
Barry has a Masters of Agricultural Science (Honours) and lives in Hamilton.