Meet the team

Chairman

Anders Crofoot
Box 715
Wellington
New Zealand

Ph 06 372 6465
email:  anders@castlepoint.co.nz

Anders is the Vice President of Federated Farmers. He also farms sheep and cattle on the iconic 3,000 ha Castlepoint Station on the Wairarapa coast. Anders is a past Director of regional economic development agency, Grow Wellington, and a past President of the  NZ Grassland Association.

As Chairman of the FQC, Anders is the organisation’s spokesperson.

Executive Director

Ann Thompson
Box 715
Wellington
New Zealand

Ph 04 494 9191
Email: athompson@fedfarm.org.nz

Based in Wellington, Ann is policy advisor for Federated Farmers. As the Executive Director of the FQC, Ann is tasked with the day-to-day running of the organisation including ensuring that the standards of the Fertmark and Spreadmark initiatives are maintained.

Ann is the first point of contact for any query relating to the FQC, Fertmark and Spreadmark.

Business Support Services Manager

Daniela Konig
Box 447
Hamilton
New Zealand

Ph 07 858 0818
Email: dkonig@fedfarm.org.nz

Daniela is a highly experienced accountant. Based in Hamilton, she works for Federated Farmers, the New Zealand Groundspread Fertilisers’ Association (NZGFA) and the FQC. As an Executive member of the FQC, Daniela oversees all FQC invoices, accounts enquiries and financial reporting.

Daniela is on hand to answer any FQC related accounting questions.

Communications Manager

Lisa-Carruthers-fqc

Lisa Carruthers
Box 715
Wellington
New Zealand

Ph: 021 122 0364
Email: lisa@looppr.co.nz

With 18 years of experience working within the communications industry – in New Zealand as well as overseas – Lisa works on a consultancy basis for the FQC. Her role as Communications Manager includes promotional activity, media relations and public relations advice.

Contact Lisa for all promotional and media enquiries.

FQC Committee Members

The FQC comprises over 30 executives from across the agricultural spectrum, including four farmer members to ensure strong farmer representation. The Council meets quarterly to review activity, approve budgets and expenditure and discuss pertinent topics affecting the fertiliser and fertiliser spreading industries – both aerial and ground.

View a full list of all FQC representatives