South Otago based trustee Bridget spent her early years in Southland growing up on a sheep, beef and deer farm. Bridget has always had a strong affiliation to the agricultural sector and now resides on a farm in Waitahuna with her husband Luke and their four small children, Isla, Millie, Ava and George.
Bridget has a degree in Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture) from Lincoln University and has worked in various rural businesses where she has gained experience in rural finance, marketing and product management. Bridget is currently the Otago Area Manager for FMG, based in Balclutha and is the Chairperson of Clutha Development which is the economic development agency, as well as the Regional Tourism Organisation for the Clutha District.
Living, working and raising her family in the Clutha region, Bridget is passionate about the region’s future. Bridget understands the importance of working together to achieve a strong sense of community.
Bridget sees being part of the Otago Community Trust Board as a real privilege. She is excited by the opportunity to help represent the interests of South Otago charitable, cultural and recreational groups.