Fifth generation dairy farmer Andrew McGiven has been closely involved in his rural community for many years through past positions as Vice President of Waikato Federated Farmers, Chair of Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre, and Chair for Elstow-Waihou School BOT. Alongside his role as Finance Committee Chair for Waikato Farmers Trust, Andrew is also President of Waikato Federated Farmers and member of the Balance Farm Environment Awards committee.

Andrew’s goal is to inspire and encourage the next generation of rural leaders, and to protect and enhance the rural way of life for Waikato communities.