Ross Townsend

Board Member

Ross Townsend bio

Ross is an Independent Director of Tirohanga Fruit Company Limited, Sunny Downs Farm Ltd and Riverside Farm Ltd and also sits on various other boards.

His background is primarily in farming disciplines, and Ross has significant property development expertise.

Ross has comprehensive experience in the dairy, meat, wool, timber, packaging, fats and oils, baking and other food industries.

He spent 15 years in a large private equity business, actively restructuring multiple companies in NZ, Australia, the USA, and Germany.

Holding a significant shareholding in a robotics and automation engineering business, he also chairs the New Zealand business and is an Indian subsidiary.