BApplMgmt, PGDipCM, MBA, MInstD
Iwi affiliations: Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Rangitane ki Wairarapa, Kura Kura Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe , Rapuwai ki tai, Waitaha ki uta
Te Horipo Karaitiana has over 30 years of experience in a wide range of senior management, Chief Executive and governance roles in the Maori, community, private and public sectors. This has spanned several industries including dairy, mixed livestock, forestry, tourism, education, seafood, investments, horticulture, technology and economic development. He is deputy chairman of Wairarapa Moana Inc.
Te Horipo has extensive networks both on and offshore and has spent time in around the world gaining an understanding of food markets and value chains across Europe, US and Asia in particular China and Japan. A sound strategic thinker with strong commercial skills he holds Bachelor of Applied Management, and Master of Business Administration degrees, and has completed programmes with Massey, Lincoln, Otago and Stanford Universities together with the Institute of Strategic Leadership. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and has completed both the Company Directors and Chairing the Board programmes.