Tony Coltman has over 25 years’ experience in corporate leadership and advisory roles, both
in New Zealand and abroad. He was elected to the Board in 2016 and is the Chairman of the
Health & Safety Committee. He graduated from Lincoln University with a BCom in Agriculture
and a Diploma in Farm Management (with Distinction) and completed the Fonterra Governance
Development Programme in 2016 and is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors.
Tony is Manager & Director of a 3400-cow equity partnership at Dunsandel and is a shareholder in Focal
Dairies, a 2500 cow pasture based dairy operation in Missouri, USA. Tony has a passion for rural
business and is dedicated to the sustainability of dairy farming, where his efforts were awarded
when he received the Regional Supreme Award in the Ballance Farm Environment Awards. He
is an active leader in the highly successful Forages for Reduced Nitrogen Leaching Programme
along with other environmental initiatives.