GM, New Zealand Farm Environment Trust
James Ryan is the General Manager of the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust, a charitable organisation established to promote sustainable farming and growing. The flagship activity of the Trust is the Ballance Farm Environment Awards. Prior to joining the Trust, James worked at DairyNZ as regional policy manager. Previously he worked in public affairs on some large infrastructure projects in London and Dublin, as well as a range of policy and management roles in local government in New Zealand. James holds a geography degree from the University of Canterbury.