Malcolm Bailey


Malcolm Bailey was elected to the Board of the Fonterra Co-operative Group in 2004, and is a member of Fonterra’s Audit, Finance and Risk Committee, Shareholder Relations Committee, External Relations Committee and the Milk Price Working Group. Malcolm is Fonterra’s representative on the International Food and Agriculture Trade Policy Council. 

He is also a Director of Embryo Technologies Ltd, Hawke’s Bay Dairies Ltd, Hopkins Farming Group Ltd, Agrico Holdings Ltd, Grand Bend Ltd and The Taonui Land Company Ltd.  Malcolm is a former National President of Federated Farmers and a former Fonterra Shareholders’ Councillor.  He has served as a Special Agricultural Trade Envoy for the New Zealand Government and an External Monetary Policy Adviser to the Reserve Bank.

Malcolm has a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics degree from Massey University.  He farms 205 hectares near Fielding and has other dairy farming interests in the lower North Island.