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Nicola Peddie

16 February 2024

MBA Student and Agricultural Industry Leader


Nicola Peddie, a full-time MBA student at UC, brings a wealth of experience from the agricultural industry. In her role as the Northern Regional and Offshore Manager at The New Zealand Merino Company, Nicola showcased strategic leadership by establishing the Australian procurement arm, launching ZQRX, and collaborating with globally esteemed brands like Reda, Lora Piana, Allbirds, Icebreaker, Smartwool, and Mons Royale.

Nicola's influence extends globally, positioning her at the intersection of industry leaders. She played a pivotal role in enhancing value for growers by meeting the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) requirements of brand partners. Having participated in two Te Hono boot camps, Nicola's forward-thinking approach and global market insights position her as a leader in the evolving agricultural sector.

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