Natural Health Products NZ

Summit 2022


16-18 August 2022

Napier, New Zealand

The best way to predict the future is to create it, and that journey starts right here, right now.

Having the right information and insights is vital to success, which is why Summit 2022 draws on insightful experts and forward thinkers from our sector and associated complementary fields. Their sessions will be invaluable for informing our new futures through market analysis, international perceptions, regenerative farming, sustainable practises, healthy aging, bio-active commercialisation, future visioning, and more.

Natural Health Products NZ celebrates our 20th anniversary this year, so Summit 2022 also provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on how our sector’s pioneering spirit informs decision-making to create our exciting new future.

Registrations are open. If you would like any further information, please contact:

Summit Sponsors

Summit 2022 Speakers

Jamie Fitzgerald

Master of Ceremonies
Proudly supported by GO Healthy

Jamie Fitzgerald

Jamie Fitzgerald is one of New Zealand’s most sought after keynote speakers and management consultants due to his ability to translate his inspiring and insightful stories and experiences into practical business messages for teams and organisations.

Jamie has walked unaided to the South Pole, holds the world record for rowing across the Atlantic Ocean, is a double New Zealand representative, fronts television documentaries (First Crossings & Intrepid NZ) that have aired around the world, and is CEO of consultancy business, Inspiring Performance.

Melissa Clark-Reynolds

Keynote Speaker
Proudly supported by Anagenix

Melissa Clark-Reynolds

Melissa Clark-Reynolds became a Foresight Practitioner and Professional Director after 25 plus years’ experience as an entrepreneur and CEO of a number of Technology companies. She was awarded the ONZM for Services to Technology in 2015. Melissa is a director of Atkins Ranch Lamb and Alpine Energy, and on the Advisory Board of Flux Federation, with previous roles including deputy chair of Radio NZ, Chair of Little Yellow Bird, and the first independent director on Beef and Lamb NZ.

Melissa works with food companies to execute transformational strategies, through A beekeeper and keen gardener, she tweets as @HoneyBeeGeek.

Lisa Tamati

Keynote Speaker
Closing Address

Lisa Tamati

Ex professional endurance athlete, author, documentary maker & serial entrepreneur, Lisa Tamati is a speaker with a powerful story and life changing messages to share. Lisa is perhaps best known for being the first Kiwi woman to finish the infamous Badwater Ultramarathon which is through the hottest desert on earth, running 217km non-stop through Death Valley. Or you may have heard of Lisa when she ran the length of New Zealand (2250km) for charity.

Julie Bramley

Market Insights & Research Consultant
IRI Worldwide

Julie Bramley

Julie thrives in an environment where she can bring new ideas, commercial strategy and thought leadership to fruition. She does just that in her role as Market Insights & Research Consultant at IRI Worldwide. She joined IRI in 2020 after spending 18 years working in research strategy roles within the media industry and is thrilled to bring her passion for consumer trends into the FMCG space.

David Downs

Chief Executive Officer
New Zealand Story Group

David Downs

David has had a successful career in the private and public sector, with senior roles at organisations such as Microsoft, and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise. He has successfully started businesses, been a comedian, TV and radio actor, a talented author and semi-finalist for New Zealander of the Year.

David continues to act as a consultant for government and industry, as well as a director on a number of boards, including as chairman of The Icehouse, the Hi-Tech Trust and the Well Foundation.

David is now CEO of The New Zealand Story, an ambitious organisation marketing New Zealand to the world.

Greg Hart

Regenerative Farmer
The Family Farm & Eco Lodge

Greg Hart

Greg grew up on a family farm near Methven, Mid-Canterbury. After gaining a Bachelor of Agriculture from Massey University and working in the agriculture industry, he and his wife Rachel worked in partnership with Greg’s parents to develop Mangarara Station in Hawke’s Bay. After the birth of their first child in 2000, Greg and Rachel began thinking about their legacy and the world they would be leaving for future generations.

Greg is now committed to being part of the positive change taking place around the world to bring humanity back within the boundaries nature sets for us. He is transitioning the traditional sheep and cattle station to a farm of the future that creates balance by developing diverse, integrated, regenerative farming systems, restoring ecosystems through tree planting, sequestering carbon from the atmosphere and building healthy soil using holistic grazing techniques. The ethos for the farm is “Optimising Life.”

David Hughes

Chief Executive Officer
Plant & Food Research

David Hughes

David has 35 years international experience with the food industry including assignments in Japan, the USA, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand. His roles have included business development, innovation management, sales, marketing, and general management. David is currently the CEO of Plant & Food Research, a Government owned Science Company with a focus on horticulture, arable crops, seafood and wine. The company has 1000 staff spread over 14 sites in New Zealand and representative offices in Australia and the USA. Prior to joining Plant & Food Research David worked extensively in the Dairy Industry. David has also held a number of governance roles in the public, private, and not for profit sectors. David has also held a number of governance roles in the public, private, and not for profit sectors. He is currently a director of a number of organisations including: • Prevar • FoodHQ • Science New Zealand • The Kiwifruit Breeding Centre • PSH Ltd He is also the Chair of the Board • BPN Limited • International Needs New Zealand

Tim Jones

Founder, CEO & B Consultant
Grow Good

Tim Jones

Tim is New Zealand’s 1st qualified B Consultant having successfully completed the training programme run by B Lab ANZ. To date he has helped more than 60 companies from around the world successfully navigate the B Corp Impact Assessment, and is working with new businesses every month to take them through the process.

As well as guiding clients to gain their B Corp certification, he delivers inspirational, motivational, memorable and impactful consulting, training and coaching to individuals and organisations. He helps them achieve meaningful goals in life and work, by tapping into the potential of their purpose fuelled performance.

He also holds a Certificate in Impact Measurement and Management for the SDGs from Duke University and is an Industry Expert and co-teacher of the University of Canterbury MBA Programme “Creating Impact Led Enterprises.”

Greg Macpherson

SRW Laboratories

Greg Macpherson

Greg Macpherson is a Pharmacist, Biotechnologist, Cellular Health Expert and Author. For more than 30 years he has worked at the intersection of technology and the health fields and recently, in the last decade working in the biotechnology sector, specifically focusing on the aging process at a cellular level.

This work led him to discover ways to harness the nine identified, scientific hallmarks of aging, which in the premise of this book helps the reader translate the complex science associated with cellular aging creating a how-to-handbook that addresses the natural aging process and build a functional longevity plan.

Fiona Ryan

Manager Therapeutics
Ministry of Health

Fiona Ryan

Since joining the Ministry of Health in 2019 Fiona has led the Ministry’s work programme to modernise regulation of Therapeutic and Natural Health Products, and the related medicines and medical devices policy portfolio. Fiona has extensive experience in regulatory policy, including leading legalisation and policy implementation in New Zealand and Australia. Fiona spent over 10 years with MBIE working across a range of policy areas including urban and economic development, international trade and regulatory cooperation, standards and consumer protection.

Gary Scattergood


Gary Scattergood

Gary leads William Reed‘s HQ in Asia and is Editor-in-Chief of its food and nutrition titles FoodNavigator-Asia, NutraIngredients-Asia and CosmeticsDesign-Asia, as well as organising a number of high-level food, nutrition and cosmetics conferences, awards and summits. He started his career as a journalist in UK, where he we went on to edit several newspapers and consumer titles, before taking senior leadership roles in business-to-business media and events companies across the food, beverage, cosmetics, fashion, travel and media industries. Gary opened William Reed’s first Asia Pacific office in Singapore in 2016 and has spearheaded the expansion of its editorial, events and commercial operations across the region. Gary has hosted, presented and moderated at conferences and awards shows around the world, and has regularly appeared on TV and radio to discuss the food and nutrition, travel and tourism, and media and marketing industries.

Nick Tuffley

Chief Economist

Nick Tuffley

Nick Tuffley was appointed as ASB’s Chief Economist in January 2007, having previously worked at Westpac and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Nick studied at Canterbury University, graduating with a Master of Commerce in Economics.

He and the rest of the Economics team provide regular analysis of economic developments and the outlook through written publications and media comments. Their key objective is to help the bank’s clients make better-informed business and personal finance decisions. The Economics team has won 3 Consensus Economics Forecast Accuracy Awards for their NZ forecasts.


Tuesday 16 August 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Alaron Welcome Function

Mission Estate Winery

Wednesday 17 august 2022

8:15 AM - 5:00 PM


Napier War Memorial Centre

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Hally Labels Coffee Cart

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM


8:45 AM - 5:00 PM

Summit Welcome and Presentations

7:00 PM - Late

Gala Dinner & Industry Awards

Napier War Memorial Centre

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pre-Dinner Drinks

7:30 PM - Late

Dinner / Awards / Dancing

thursday 18 august 2022

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Napier War Memorial Centre

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Brenntag Breakfast / Hally Labels Coffee Cart

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM

Summit Closes

Industry Awards 2022

Industry Award Winners Will Be Announced at The GMP Pharmaceuticals Gala Dinner

  • Business Resilience Award
  • Cawthron Institute Innovation Award
  • FernMark Licence Programme Growth Award
  • Marketing Award (Company turnover $2 million and over)
  • Marketing Award (Company turnover Under $2 million)
  • …and of course the Natural Health Products NZ Supreme Winner

Award Sponsors

Gala Dinner


Full Registration (excluding GMP Pharmaceuticals Gala Dinner)

Late Registration (incl GST)

$900 *

GMP Pharmaceuticals
Gala Dinner

Gala Ticket (incl GST)


Extra guest(s) tickets for Alaron Welcome Function

Extra Function Ticket (incl GST)


Full Registration (excluding GMP Pharmaceuticals Gala Dinner)

Late Registration (incl GST)


GMP Pharmaceuticals
Gala Dinner

Gala Ticket (incl GST)


Extra guest/s tickets for Alaron Welcome Function

Extra Function Ticket (incl GST)



We have secured accommodation for our summit at Napier’s leading accommodation providers and all within walking distance of the Napier War Memorial Centre. Please click the button below for further details.


Mission Estate Winery

198 Church Road, Poraiti, Napier 4112

Alaron Welcome Function - Tuesday 16 August 2022

Napier War Memorial Centre

48 Marine Parade, Bluff Hill, Napier 4110

Plenary Sessions - Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 August 2022

GMP Pharmaceuticals Gala Dinner & Awards Night - Wednesday 17 August 2022






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