Roger Pikia is the Chief Executive Officer of Te Arawa Group Holdings Limited and has a strong experience in the key sector with over 20 years expertise as a dairy farmer and specialist.
Roger Pikia has skillfully shift from the cowshed to the corporate world and has possessed the place of National Māori Strategist and Māori Agribusiness Administrator with AgResearch. He has handled his own consultancy presenting vital and technical advice to a collection of clienteles that involved Māori trusts, incorporations and trade suppliers. He has also instructed the Government on the Emissions Trading Scheme and has stood for New Zealand at the United Nations Climate Change Forum across Europe.
Roger has private enthusiasms in dairy farm, and lamb and meat farms and represents a chairman and trustee of Māori land trusts with enthusiasms in geothermal and agribusiness. He is also a registered member of the Māori Economic Development Panel assigneded with building a Māori economical development solution and action plan.
Roger Pikia was until most recently, the National Māori Strategist with AgResearch, founded at the Ruakura Research Centre in Hamilton. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and is learning towards a Master of Professional Studies, learning Agribusiness Administration, at Lincoln University. Roger Pikia is an agent on Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust for Ngāti Tahu – Ngāti Whaoa, and current Chairperson of Te Arawa River Iwi Trust.
Roger’s past careers incorporate being an executive associate on the Federation of Māori Authorities, and leader of its branch firm, FOMANA Capital Ltd. He has been a head on AgResearch branch SENZAR and Chairman of Tawaroa Management Ltd. He is a director of Ahuwhenua Management Ltd. Developing strategic financial investment possibilities and collaborations for international capitalists. Roger Pikia has an established background of provision in investment from agreement familiarization through to enforcement. Roger has the capacity to help with cross cultural transaction and mitigate hazard for investors.
Roger Pikia has an established achievement of administration and as a result, Roger has created a substantial system that traverses a wide range of cultures, sectors, companies and political spectrums. Roger Pikia is passionate relating to Aotearoa-New Zealand’s biologic economic situation and the construction of a happy and blooming heritage for those creations not yet birthed.