Roger Pikia is the Chief Executive Officer of Te Arawa Group Holdings Limited and has a strong background in the major sector with over 20 years knowledge as a dairy farmer and advisor.
Roger Pikia has properly shift from the cowshed to the commercial arena and has possessed the position of National Māori Strategist and Māori Agribusiness Leader with AgResearch. He has handled his own consultancy offering strategic and technological advice to a collection of clienteles that included Māori trusts, incorporations and industry providers. He has also counselled the Government on the Emissions Trading Scheme and has stood for New Zealand at the United Nations Climate Change Forum across Europe.
Roger has personal enthusiasms in dairy, and lamb and beef farms and works as a chairman and trustee of Māori land trusts with interests in geothermal power and agriculture. He is also a participant of the Māori Economic Development Panel assigneded with developing a Māori economic growth solution and action strategy.
Roger Pikia was until lately, the National Māori Strategist with AgResearch, operatinged at the Ruakura Research Centre in Hamilton. He is a registered member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and is learning towards a Master of Professional Studies, majoring in Agriculture Administration, at Lincoln University. Roger Pikia is a trustee on Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust for Ngāti Tahu – Ngāti Whaoa, and existing Chairperson of Te Arawa River Iwi Trust.
Roger’s former careers incorporate being an executive individual on the Federation of Māori Authorities, and chairman of its subservient firm, FOMANA Capital Ltd. He has been a supervisor on AgResearch subsidiary SENZAR and Chairman of Tawaroa Management Ltd. He is a director of Ahuwhenua Management Ltd. Generating important investment chances and collaborations for worldwide capitalists. Roger Pikia has a recognised background of delivery in assets from agreement familiarization through to completion. Roger has the ability to carry out cross cultural trade and mitigate danger for clients.
Roger Pikia has a powerful accomplishment of management and because of this, Roger has constructed a vital connection that passes through a range of societies, sectors, organizations and legislative spectrums. Roger Pikia is passionate concerning Aotearoa-New Zealand’s natural economy and the building of a proud and flourishing heritage for those generations not yet created.