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Business and public service recognised at graduation

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Business and public service recognised at graduation

6/04/2018 10:00:00 a.m.

Entrepreneur Geoff Ross, former Environment Canterbury Chair Dame Margaret Bazley, and former Lincoln Chancellor and current Environment Canterbury councillor, Tom Lambie, will be recognised at the ceremony on April 13, at the Lincoln Event Centre.
Mr Ross will receive his honorary doctorate in commerce, while Dame Margaret and Mr Lambie will receive degrees in natural resources.

Mr Ross is the CEO of the Moa Brewing Company, now New Zealand’s largest locally owned brewer, and a director of Trilogy, an NZX listed company focused on the skincare, home fragrance and body care market.

He launched 42 Below Vodka in 1998, first producing it in his garage. 42 Below was judged New Zealand's fastest growing exporter, fastest growing listed company and fastest growing company overall in the Deloitte Unlimited Fast 50, 2005.

He is a trustee of Pure Advantage, an organisation that champions green growth in New Zealand, serving with Sir Stephen Tindall, Rob Morrison and Phillip Mills. He is also a trustee of the Melanoma Foundation and The Endangered Species Foundation.
Dame Margaret Bazley has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in public service.

In 2010, she became a commissioner and Chair of Environment Canterbury, stepping down in 2016. Her role involved overseeing the implementation of the Canterbury Water Management Strategy.

She has held a wide range of senior management, leadership and governance roles over a period of more than 50 years. 
A registered nurse and psychiatric nurse, she served as Director of Nursing for the Department of Health from 1978 to 1984. She was appointed State Services Commissioner and played a major role in forming the State Owned Enterprises, as well as developing the State Sector Act.

From 1987-88, she was deputy chairperson of the State Services Commission, after which she worked as Secretary of the Ministry of Transport, then Director-General of the Department of Social Welfare.

In retirement she has held various positions, including Member of the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance, the Commission of Inquiry into Police Conduct, the Review of Legal Aid, a member of the Waitangi Tribunal, Chairperson of the Foundation of Research, Science and Technology, and Chairperson of the New Zealand Fire Service.

Made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 1999, she was awarded the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Medal in 2011, and was made an additional member of the Order of New Zealand in 2012.

Mr Lambie served on the Lincoln University Council for 14 years from 2002. He was Chancellor for 11 of those, retiring from the role in 2016, but this did not mean he severed his ties with the University- he is patron of the Alumni Association and of the Lincoln University Rugby Club.

An Environment Canterbury commissioner from 2010-2016, and now serving as an appointed councillor, he has a long history of leadership. Federated Farmers National Vice-President from 1996 to 2002, and National President from 2002 to 2005, he also represented New Zealand on the International Federation of Agricultural Producers, becoming the Federation’s Vice-President in 2004.

From 2002 he also sat on the Board of the Trade Liberalisation Network.
In 2014 he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to agriculture and in 2016 was awarded the Lincoln University Ngāti Moki Trophy for Māori Leadership.
The founder of high-profile vodka brand 42 Below, and two long-standing leaders in public service will be given honorary doctorates at next week’s Lincoln University graduation.
ADDMAJ - Lincoln Bachelor Degree Additional Majors
BAFM - Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing
BAG - Bachelor of Agriculture
BAGSCI - Bachelor of Agricultural Science
BCom - Bachelor of Commerce
bcomag - Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture)
BComAgPACC - Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture and Professional Accounting)
BEM - Bachelor of Environmental Management
BEPP - Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Planning (Honours)
BES - Bachelor of Environment and Society
BLA - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
BLAGrad - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Graduate Entry)
BLPM - Bachelor of Land and Property Management
BSc - Bachelor of Science
BSCFS - Bachelor of Science Food Science
BSRM - Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management
BTM - Bachelor of Tourism Management
BVO - Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology
CoP - Certificate of Proficiency
CUS - Certificate in University Studies
DipAgr - Diploma in Agriculture
DipApplSc - Diploma in Applied Science
dipcom - Diploma in Commerce
DipHort - Diploma in Horticulture
DipNatRes - Diploma in Natural Resources
DipOAFP - Diploma in Organic Agri-Food Production
DUS - Diploma in University Studies
farmmgt - Diploma in Farm Management
hortmgt - Diploma in Horticultural Management
ELS - English Language
GCAcadEng - Graduate Certificate in Academic English
GCApplSc - Graduate Certificate in Applied Science
GCBS - Graduate Certificate in Business and Sustainability
GCCom - Graduate Certificate in Commerce
GCLS - Graduate Certificate in Landscape Studies
GCRM - Graduate Certificate in Recreation Management
GCRS - Graduate Certificate in Resource Studies
GCTourMgt - Graduate Certificate in Tourism Management
GDApplSc - Graduate Diploma in Applied Science
GDBS - Graduate Diploma in Business and Sustainability
GDCom - Graduate Diploma in Commerce
GDLS - Graduate Diploma in Landscape Studies
GDPropMgt - Graduate Diploma in Property Management
GDRM - Graduate Diploma in Recreation Management
GDRS - Graduate Diploma in Resource Studies
GDTourMgt - Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management
GDVO - Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology
GradDipVal - Graduate Diploma in Valuation
BAgrScHons - Bachelor of Agricultural Science with Honours
BCom(H) - Bachelor of Commerce with Honours
BEM(Hons) - Bachelor of Environmental Management with Honours
BEPPHons - Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Planning with Honours
BES (Hons) - Bachelor of Environment and Society with Honours
BLA(H) - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture with Honours
BSc(H) - Bachelor of Science with Honours
BSRM(Hons) - Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management with Honours
BTM(Hons) - Bachelor of Tourism Management with Honours
BVO(Hons) - Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology (Honours)
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
PCApplSc - Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science
PCCom - Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce
PCEnvMgmt - Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Management
PCIRD - Postgraduate Certificate in International Rural Development
PCLAS - Postgraduate Certificate in Land and Society
PCLS - Postgraduate Certificate in Landscape Studies
PCPRT - Postgraduate Certificate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism
PDAgSc - Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science
PDAppSc - Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science
PDCom - Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce
PDEnvMgmt - Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management
PDHortSc - Postgraduate Diploma in Horticultural Science
PDIRD - Postgraduate Diploma in International Rural Development
PDLAS - Postgraduate Diploma in Land and Society
PDLS - Postgraduate Diploma in Landscape Studies
PDPRT - Postgraduate Diploma in Parks, Recreation and Tourism
PDWRM - Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management
PGDip (DRR) - Postgraduate Diploma in Disaster Risk and Resilience
MAgrSc - Master of Agricultural Science
MAppSc - Master of Applied Science
MCM - Master of Commerce and Management
MCm(A) - Master of Commerce (Agricultural)
MHSc - Master of Horticultural Science
MLA Research - Master of Landscape Architecture (Research)
MNRMEE - Master of Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering
MSc - Master of Science
MWRM - Master of Water Resource Management
mbusfinance - Master of Business (Finance)
MBusGMM - Master of Business (Global Management and Marketing)
MDDR - Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience
MEPM - Master of Environmental Policy and Management
MIRD - Master of International Rural Development
MLA Taught - Master of Landscape Architecture (Taught)
MMgmtAgrib - Master of Management in Agribusiness
MMgtAgrSys - Master of Management in Agricultural Systems
MPA - Master of Professional Accounting (CPA)
MPlan - Master of Planning
MScFI - Master of Science in Food Innovation
MSRM - Master of Sport and Recreation Management
MTM - Master of Tourism Management
Lincoln University website redevelopment project 2014
Nick Goodey - C# back end and SharePoint Developer
Star Chen - Web Developer
Karaitiana Taiuru - Web Developer SharePoint administrator
Ting Wu - Front end Developer
Jeremy Baker - Senior managment
Tafflyn Bradford-James Marketing director
Richard Corby - Project manager
Pikselin - primary partner, web designers, UX design