Donald Moore is the executive director of the Global Dairy Platform, which works to promote the nutrient richness of dairy products, bring balance and research to the role of milkfat in the diet and provide clarity on how dairy is managing its relationship with the environment. From the dairy industry to the information technology and business consulting arenas, Moore has held a variety of general management, strategic and marketing roles.
Prior to this, he served as director ingredients marketing for Fonterra Cooperative Group. He has also held various senior executive roles with Fonterra, including director of business development for the global ingredients business and regional managing director for Oceania. Moore was also a member of the Fonterra sustainability leadership council and the food and regulatory assurance council.
Born in Northern Ireland, Moore moved to New Zealand in the 1970s where he finished his schooling before joining the IT industry. Before entering the dairy industry, Moore spent nine years as chief executive of New Zealand’s largest independent business and information management consulting firm where he oversaw its international expansion opening offices across South East Asia.