Short biography of Mike Kearney, NZ:
Mike Kearney is Manager of Blackcurrants New Zealand Inc. This wholly-owned New Zealand grower cooperative represents all New Zealand blackcurrant growers.
Mike was a former economics policy adviser for the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries. Holding a B.Ag.Com as well as diplomas in Accountancy and Horticulture, Mike has worked with horticulture industries in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom. At one stage, he also seconded to international fruit and vegetable company Hunter Saphir in London.
Mike is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and is a Director of Blackcurrants NZ Inc.