Dieter Adam

Chief Executive

Dieter has worked with a large number of New Zealand’s leading food and beverage exporters, as well as manufacturers in the agritech sector, helping them grow their export businesses.

Tonia Bullen


Tonia does the accounting for the NZMEA, the Mancan Foundation and Manufacturing Growth Solutions. She reports to F&I each month, and takes care of the audit process. Tonia also does financial reporting for trade groups and manages the Mancan investment funds.

Anthea Hunt

Office Manager

Anthea holds a BA in Sociology & Asian languages. Her role as Office Manager covers many areas of the Association, including PA to the CE, event management, member subscriptions, invoicing, Certificates of Origins and MEAssists.

Members Services Manager (South Island)

To be appointed.

Kieran Ormandy

PR and Policy Analysis

Kieran’s role covers internal and external communication at the NZMEA, and is the point of contact for any members looking for publicity. Kieran also provides advice and analysis on policy, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Canterbury.

Isaac Prebble

Service Development

Isaac’s role covers developing new and existing services to continually improve the value of services offered to members. Isaac is a recent graduate of Otago University and holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics.