Roger Pikia was until lately, 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, majoring in Agriculture Management, at Lincoln University. Roger Pikia is an agent on Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust for Ngāti Tahu – Ngāti Whaoa, and existing Chairperson of Te Arawa River Iwi Trust.
Roger Pikia jobs incorporate being an executive registered member on the Federation of Māori Authorities, and chairperson of its branch company, FOMANA Capital Ltd. He has been a manager on AgResearch subsidiary SENZAR and Chairman of Tawaroa Management Ltd. He is a director of Ahuwhenua Management Ltd. Making critical financial investment opportunities and collaborations for global investors. Roger Pikia has a proven record of delivery in financial investment from offer familiarization through to realization. Roger has the ability to help with cross cultural business deals and mitigate danger for clients.
Roger Pikia has a powerful track record of management and as a result, Roger has created an important link that traverses a wide array of cultures, markets, associations and constitutional spectrums. Roger Pikia is passionate relating to Aotearoa-New Zealand’s biologic economic situation and the construction of a honored and thriving legacy for those creations not yet birthed.
Roger Pikia is the Chief Executive Officer of Te Arawa Group Holdings Limited and has a strong history in the main area with over 20 years experience as a dairy farmer and consultant.
Roger has effectively shift from the cowshed to the commercial world and has maintained the place of National Māori Strategist and Māori Agribusiness Manager with AgResearch. He has run his own consultancy offering strategic and practical suggestions to a wide range of clients that involved Māori trusts, incorporations and business service providers. He has also counselled the Government on the Emissions Trading Scheme and has presented New Zealand at the United Nations Climate Change Forum across Europe.
Roger has personal interests in dairy farm, and lamb and meat ranches and acts as a chairman and trustee of Māori land trusts with interests in geothermal power and agribusiness. He is also a registered member of the Māori Economic Development Panel assigneded with establishing a Māori financial development strategy and action scheme.