Governance Bio
Greg Mills
Appoint Professional

Greg Mills

3 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Private company
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Committee Member
“Contributing to businesses growing, performing and achieving their potential are my passion. Strong finance and banking background. Experienced in the agribusiness sector. Involved with growth and diversification strategies through business acquisition and integration.”


Governance Roles

Advisory Board Member

Private farming business - Hawkes Bay

September 2016 - Present (3 years)

Independent board member for large scale privately owned farming business. Lead review and adjustment to business strategy and subsequent implementation resulting in step change in operational performance. Initiated development of Owners Statement of Intent and Family Charter documents. Currently providing coaching and development support to the General Manager. Member of Treasury & Finance Committee.

Managaing Directors


May 2016 - Present (3 years)

Start up professional consultancy and advisory business, supporting businesses with governance process and structure development and strategy development. Achieving year on year exponential revenue and profit growth from start up.

Trustee / Partner

Private farming business

June 2004 - Present (15 years)

Dairy farming business that has grown and developed over the last 10 years achieving consistent cash returns and strong compound equity growth, while maintaining regulatory compliance

Managing Director

GEA Farm Technologies NZ Ltd

June 2009 - November 2012 (3 years)

Manufactures and sells technology solutions to the farming sector in New Zealand and a number of export markets. A subsidiary of a German publicly listed group. Identified and progressed to completion the acquisition of 2 companies that delivered step change in market presence, capability, diversity and resilience of the business.

Executive Roles

Regional Manager

ANZ Bank - Commercial & Agri

May 2013 - Present (6 years)

Managing the growth and retention of a significant portfolio of customers and Funds Under Management for the leading provider of banking and finance solutions to the primary production sector in NZ. Provides great insights into successful business strategies and exposure to effective governance structures and practices in the agribusiness sector.

Business Development Manager

ANZ National Bank

August 2001 - May 2009 (7 years)

New business development and acquisition for the market leader in banking and finance solutions for the primary production sector in NZ

Consultancy Operations Manager

NZ Dairy Board / Livestock Improvement

July 1998 - August 2001 (3 years)

Provider of professional business and farm production system advice and extension services to dairy farming businesses


Institute of Directors in NZ

Certificate in Company Direction, Governance best practice and statutory obligations

2013 - 2013

Massey University

Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Farm management and animal production

1988 - 1991