“Regional New Zealand is the heartbeat and engine-room of our economy, a dedicated focused private equity fund is well overdue. I’m excited, proud and honoured to be part of the Oriens team.”
Colin has spent the past 23 years primarily as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions at Tetra Laval, the world’s largest private company and maker of the renowned Tetra Pak packaging solutions and DeLaval milk processing machinery. He has also held roles at Informix Software, and US healthcare multinational Johnson & Johnson.
A chartered accountant and former English colts rugby international, Colin is currently Chairman of New Zealand’s largest mobile app development company MEA Mobile, Chairman of the New Zealand Agri Group of Companies which includes dairy consumables business, Deosan. He sits on the Waikato Rugby Union Board, as well as the board of Sprout Agri-Tech based at Massey University, is an independent Director of VetSouth and Chairman of SeaDragon Limited.