Scott Brown
General Manager Strategy and Business Performance

Scott has been General Manager of Strategy and Business Performance since 2021, having previously held the role of Head of Strategy and Planning for two years. Scott is responsible for driving Farmlands/Te Whenua Tāroa strategy with a focus on delivering commercial outcomes and for developing and leading Farmlands’ Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy.

He brings a combination of commercial, strategic and finance experience to the business. He has considerable agribusiness experience having held senior finance roles with Synlait and PGG Wrightson. Scott has also held senior commercial and strategy roles at Stuff, with a particular focus on managing mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.

Scott is passionate about giving back to his community and has been involved in numerous not-for-profits organisations. Scott is currently a trustee of Ronald McDonald House Charities New Zealand, which provides accommodation and support to families when their child is in hospital away from home.