ROWAN TONKIN

CIO & Chief HR Officer
Turners & Growers Limited

Rowan is currently the CIO and Chief HR Officer at Turners & Growers, one of New Zealand’s largest fresh product exporters employing over 2,000 people globally.  He has held GMHR/HRD roles for the last 14 years for organisations such as Gen-i, Telecom, Vodafone NZ and BATNZ.  He also worked in OD and talent roles for Bank of NZ and National Australia Bank.

He is a business focused and strategic HR generalist and was recognised with the HR Generalist of the Year as well as HR Person of the year award in 2011.  Rowan is also a Director on the HR Institute of NZ Board, an HRINZ Fellow and is actively involved in developing the HR profession.

He is currently undertaking studying for another Masters but in Supply Chain Management at Melbourne University and also a post graduate qualification in governance.

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