Sir Rob Fenwick

Keynote speaker

Sir Rob Fenwick is one of New Zealand’s most distinguished business and environmental leaders. He is co-founder and director of Living Earth, New Zealand’s first commercial composting business, and co-founder of the New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development.

He was a key advisor to the Department of Conservation in developing its new partnership model with business, community, iwi and local government, and has been a driving force behind the New Zealand predator free movement.

He is a director of Predator Free 2050 Limited and has chaired the Predator Free NZ Trust, Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge and Kiwis for Kiwi.

Sir Rob was knighted in 2016 for his contribution over 30 years to New Zealand’s sustainable development, wildlife protection, waste minimisation, environmental science, Antarctic affairs and iwi development.

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