Industry Systems Associate, NZ Avocado

Melissa has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Planning, is very passionate about the horticulture sector and strives to make the industry better. Melissa won the Bay of Plenty Young Grower 2020 competition and is going on to compete in the National Young Grower of the Year competition in late 2020. She believes that young people are the key to bridging the gap between technology and success. As horticulture continues to grow, Melissa is interested in seeing how technology innovations can be implemented to increase efficiency.