Dr Bruce Campbell CNZM

Bruce is a chartered director and consultant, holding directorships with Horticulture New Zealand (Inc.) and the New Zealand Winegrowers' Research Centre Limited. Bruce holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in ecology from The University of Sheffield, UK and is the former Chief Operating Officer of Plant & Food Research. Bruce is experienced in developing and implementing collaborative strategies linking science and business to benefit prosperity, nature, and people.

Bruce is a recipient of the 2023 Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit, 2017 Prime Minister's Science Prize, 2017 Horticulture New Zealand Industry Service Award and 2016 Royal Society of New Zealand Thomson Medal for outstanding leadership of agricultural and horticultural science. Bruce's consulting work is currently focussed on partnerships connecting science and Te Ao Māori to support the natural world Te Taiao and our place within it. Bruce is also a Trustee of the Kerikeri Peninsula Conservation Charitable Trust.