A chartered member of the Institute of Directors, Carl holds a Bachelor of Chemical and Materials Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.
Carl has eighteen years’ experience in the alcoholic beverages industry, both nationally and internationally, having held senior commercial roles with DB Breweries, Lion Nathan and Heineken joint venture businesses in New Zealand, Asia and Australia. This includes five years as Managing Director of the Heineken-Lion Joint Venture in Australia. Carl is also a Director of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.
Carl's particular strengths are in brand and channel development, distributor and customer management, and logistics optimisation in both domestic and international markets.