Ed Chignell

Chief Executive Ed Chignell is a respected businessman and conservationist, who co-founded Treescape New Zealand and spent 37 years as its CEO.

Dan Tompkins

Science Strategy Manager Professor Dan Tompkins previously led the Managing Invasives portfolio at Manaaki Whenua and the process to define the predator free 2025 research goals.

Tim Higham

Communications and Business Support Manager Tim Higham trained in ecology and journalism and has helped national and international agencies with communications and business development projects.

Su Sinclair

Project Support Manager Su Sinclair has been a senior ecologist and biodiversity advisor with Auckland Council. She is a regular volunteer on national and international conservation projects.

Louis Nel

Finance Manager Louis Nel is a Chartered Accountant, has a background in banking and finance and previously worked in the high performance sports area.

Kath Mead

Executive Assistant Kath Mead runs the Predator Free 2050 Limited office and has provided business support for leading advertising agencies in Auckland and London.