Communications & Extension Officer
Gemma is an expert in communications with a history of working in the wellness, arts & horticulture sectors. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Business (Sustainability). Gemma ran her own business for 10 years, as well as 10 years in theatre and television.
She manages R&D extension activities, curates PNZ events, manages industry websites, runs social media/PR campaigns, and writes for NZ Grower and other trade publications to convey the latest PNZ news and information.
Gemma is a workstream leader in the Sustainable Vegetable Systems Program and works closely with industry stakeholders, to ensure consumer sustainability and #spudlove continues to grow in New Zealand.
Gemma also has a governance role in the wider farming community.