Roger Pikia is the Chief Executive Officer of Te Arawa Group Holdings Limited and has a strong background in the major market with over 20 years expertise as a dairy farmer and expert.
Roger has successfully cross over from the cowshed to the business arena and has maintained the position of National Māori Strategist and Māori Agribusiness Leader with AgResearch. He has operated his own consultancy presenting strategic and technological advice to a variety of customers that involved Māori trusts, incorporations and trade suppliers. He has also suggested the Government on the Emissions Trading Scheme and has stood for New Zealand at the United Nations Climate Change Forum across Europe.
Roger has own personal passions in dairy farm, and sheep and beef ranches and functions as a chairperson and trustee of Māori land trusts with attractions in geothermal and agribusiness. He is also a participant of the Māori Economic Development Panel entrusted with developing a Māori fiscal growth tactic and action scheme.
Roger Pikia was until lately, the National Māori Strategist with AgResearch, operatinged at the Ruakura Research Centre in Hamilton. He is a person of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and is learning towards a Master of Professional Studies, majoring in Agribusiness Management, at Lincoln University. Roger Pikia is an agent on Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust for Ngāti Tahu – Ngāti Whaoa, and recent Principal of Te Arawa River Iwi Trust.
Roger’s prior jobs involve being an executive registered member on the Federation of Māori Authorities, and chairperson of its subservient organisation, FOMANA Capital Ltd. He has been a director on AgResearch branch SENZAR and Chairman of Tawaroa Management Ltd. He is a director of Ahuwhenua Management Ltd. Generating important assets chances and joint ventures for international clients. Roger Pikia has a proven history of delivery in effort from special offer inclination through to completion. Roger has the ability to assist in cross cultural trade and alleviate threat for entrepreneurs.
Roger Pikia has an established performance history of management and therefore, Roger has developed a critical system that traverses a selection of cultures, business, companies and political spectrums. Roger Pikia is passionate regarding Aotearoa-New Zealand’s biologic economy and the structure of a honored and prosperous legacy for those creations not yet created.