Dr Scott Champion

Dr Scott Champion has been the Chief Executive Officer for Beef and Lamb (formerly Meat & Wool) New Zealand since September 2008.

Before this role Dr Champion was the General Manager, Market Access and Services with Meat & Wool New Zealand and prior to that, he was the Research, Development and Product Innovation Manager with The New Zealand Merino Company Ltd in Christchurch.

Prior to this, Dr Champion was a lecturer in animal production and related subjects at the School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania and had a research group leadership role within the Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research.

Dr Champion holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales.  His thesis looked at sheep nutrition and its impact on wool growth.