Governance Bio
Mike Sheppard
Appoint Professional

Mike Sheppard

Location
Southland
Experience
10 Years
Remuneration
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:

Organisations

Private company
Listed company
Trust
Incorporated Entity
Charity
Community Group
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs

Roles

Director
Advisor / Advisory Board
Trustee
Board Member
“I understand business from the perspective of an entrepreneur. My formal training in science, technology and agriculture is married to an aptitude for economics and business. I can add most value to boards where technical acumen, challenging assumptions, and a fresh perspective are the skills most requisite.”
Experience
Memberships

Professional

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Managing Director

The Store Centre Bush Limited

January 2017 - Present (10 months)

Managing director for start-up convenience store / cafe in rural township

New Generations Director

Invercargill Sunrise Rotary Club

June 2016 - Present (1 years)

New Generations Director

Managing Director

Vet4Farm Limited

April 2007 - Present (10 years)

Managing Director for agriculture-based start-up veterinary practice with 3 branches

Trustee/Director

YMCA of Invercargill

June 2013 - May 2016 (2 years)

Director/Trustee and member of the finance and audit committee

Trustee

Otatara Primary School

June 2013 - May 2016 (2 years)

Deputy Chairman of Board of Trustees

Executive Roles

Managing Director

The Store Centre Bush Limited

January 2017 - Present (10 months)

Managing Director for start-up convenience store / cafe in rural township

Managing Director and Lead Veterinarian

Vet4Farm Limited

April 2007 - Present (10 years)

Managing director and lead veterinarian for agriculture-based start-up veterinary practice with 3 branches.

Lead Dairy Veterinarian

Southern Veterinary Centre

October 2005 - March 2007 (1 years)

Lead dairy veterinarian.

Area Manager

Pfizer Animal Health

November 2004 - November 2005 (1 years)

Otago / Southland Area Manager

Education

Institute of Directors New Zealand

Certificate in Company Direction, Governance

2014 - 2014

Massey University

BVSc, Veterinary Science

1996 - 2002

Lincoln University

BRS, Resource Management

1997 - 1998