Justine joined the Board in June 2018.
Justine is the Senior Trade Strategist at Fonterra Co-Operative Group where she has responsibility for Fonterra’s trade strategy with respect to the Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions.
A former New Zealand diplomat, Justine has held a range of trade policy roles in the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She was most recently posted to Washington DC where she was responsible for advocacy in relation to the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, as well as other bilateral and multilateral trade issues. Justine has also previously served in the New Zealand High Commission in London and as a trade advisor to the then-Minister of Trade, Hon Tim Groser.
A graduate of the University of Auckland in Arts and Law, Justine has been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor to the High Court of New Zealand, and has completed studies in international law at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and Georgetown University in Washington DC.