Mark is a marketing and business consultant and specialising in agribusiness, financial and professional services. Originally from Southland Mark has resided in Queenstown since 2004. In 2007 he was a member of the Speight’s Great Beer Delivery, successfully transporting a replica Speight’s Ale House from Dunedin to London aboard the MV Lida, a 76 day voyage of over 24’000km’s.
Mark is a regular industry commentator and columnist who has contributed regular print and online opinion pieces for Allied Press, Fairfax Media and NZME.
Reports vary on how many Kiwi agribusinesses have a budget, but the common thread among the various surveys and reports is “not enough”.
Increasing levels of competition and rising complexity in their clients’ businesses are the general trends that agribusiness advisors will need to overcome in the year ahead.
Is your firm doing what’s best by rural clients so they have access to the specialist services they need to run a successful agribusiness?
Kiwi farmers are facing unique market challenges. It’s time accountants engage with their agribusiness clients in new ways so that both sides can develop a more sustainable business outlook.