Raewyn Bleakley

Chief Executive, New Zealand Food and Grocery Council 

Raewyn is an experienced and successful senior leader who has worked across and within government for more than 20 years, seven of them in chief executive roles at various industry associations.

Raewyn is the Chief Executive of the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council (FGC), an industry association that represents the manufacturers and suppliers behind New Zealand’s food, beverage, and grocery brands.

FGC makes representations to the Government, retailers and other relevant organisations on matters that affect the industry, and liaises with government departments on food legislation, trade practices, and environmental issues, working where needed with a range of stakeholders, including from the fast-moving consumer goods industry and NGOs.