Ian Walker - Chair
Ian was appointed as Director to Centralines in July 2013, and then as Chair in October 2020.
Ian moved with his family into the district over 38 years ago, working as a veterinarian for Vet Services (Hawke's Bay) Ltd until March 2016, and subsequently obtained a good knowledge of the geography of the distribution area.
Ian is directly involved with a family sheep, deer and beef farm, and is also involved in several community sporting and cultural groups.
Ian was the Chief Executive of Veterinary Services (Hawke's Bay) Ltd for 14 years, retiring in March 2016. He is a Director of Kilgaren Farm Limited, Director DeeResearch Ltd, and Chairman of Deer Industry New Zealand.