Dieter Adam

Chief Executive

Dieter has worked with a large number of New Zealand’s leading food and beverage exporters, as well as manufacturers in the agritech sector, helping them grow their export businesses.

Tonia Bullen


Tonia does the accounting for the NZMEA, the Mancan Foundation and Manufacturing Growth Solutions. She reports to F&I each month, preparing three sets of accounts for audit and going through the audit process. Tonia also does financial reporting for trade groups and manages the Mancan investment funds.

Anthea Falloon

Office Manager

Anthea's role as Office Manager covers many areas of the Association, including PA to the CEO, looking after member subscriptions, invoicing, administrator for Certificates of Origin and general member queries. Anthea is also the point of contact for MEAssists.

David Norris

Executive Officer

David brings over 15 years experience working in manufacturing industries in New Zealand and Europe. He is responsible for relationships with new and existing members of the association as well as managing the training and events programme. David is keen to help promote development of the manufacturing and exporting sectors in New Zealand.

Kieran Ormandy

PR and Policy Analysis

Kieran’s role covers internal and external communication at the NZMEA, and is the point of contact for any members looking for publicity. Kieran also provides advice and analysis on policy, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Canterbury.

Isaac Prebble

Service Development

Isaac’s role covers developing new and existing services to continually improve the value of services offered to members. Isaac is a recent graduate of Otago University and holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics