The role of Predator Free 2050 Ltd is to:
- invest in high-value, large-scale predator control initiatives
- invest in breakthrough scientific research into predator control and eradication
- attract investment from the private sector, philanthropists and local government
Predator Free 2050 Ltd receives $6 million per year of new government funding and is expected to leverage additional contributions from business, local government and philanthropists of approximately $12 million per year.
Predator Fee 2050 Ltd is an independent Crown company.
Top from left: Gary Lane, Sir Rob Fenwick, David MacLeod, Arihia Bennett, Jeff Grant, Devon McLean
Bottom from left: Traci Houpapa, Jane Taylor (Chair), Hon Maggie Barry, Warren Parker
Ed Chignell, CEO of Predator 2050 Ltd
Ed co-founded Treescape New Zealand, the largest arboriculture and vegetation management company in New Zealand and the fourth largest in Australia, and spent 37 years as Treescape's CEO.
Jane Taylor (Chair)
Chair of Landcare Research Ltd and Chair of New Zealand Post
Sir Rob Fenwick
Chair of the Predator Free NZ Trust and Kiwis for Kiwi
Chair of OSPRI (Operational Solutions for Primary Industry)
Environmental Advisor for Next Foundation, Board member of New Zealand Biological Heritage National Science challenge
Experienced businessman and investor
Chair of Landcorp Farming Ltd and Chair of the Federation of Māori Authorities
Chair of New Zealand Conservation Authority, and former Chief Executive of SCION
Chair of Taranaki Regional Council, Fonterra Director with iwi connections
Chief Executive of Ngai Tahu