Hans Maurer, Chair of the United Fresh New Zealand Technical Advisory Group
Dr Hans Maurer is a Founder of The AgriChain Centre and is the Centre’s Director of Strategy and Marketing. The AgriChain Centre is New Zealand’s Fresh Produce Knowledge Hub, with a particular focus on Food Safety & Traceability, Value Chain Strategy, Biosecurity, Postharvest Inspections and Phytosanitary Certification. Hans Maurer had pursued a portfolio career path before founding The AgriChain Centre in 2000. Previous roles included being a nursery man, an employment officer, a marketing manager and head of fresh produce for a New Zealand corporate supermarket chain.
Dr Maurer is Chair of the United Fresh New Zealand Technical Advisory Group, the New Zealand Director on the board of the International Federation for Produce Standards (IFPS) and chairs the IFPS Information Management and Standardisation Committee.