Brendan Hoare is committed to sharing his passion and vision then delivering on meaningful action for change. He has been committed to organic systems approaches to sustainability for 27 years. Over the last eleven years he has served as the President of the Soil and Health Association, a Director of BioGro, Co-convenor / Chair of the Organic Federation of Aotearoa New Zealand and a World Board member of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements. He was instrumental in establishing and the development of the National Organic Sector Strategy and the formation of the new peak organisation Organics Aotearoa New Zealand. He is currently the Director of Organic Systems Ltd.
He is the founder and Team Leader for the Journal of Organic Systems, audits a national organic certification participatory guarantee program and serves as the Executive Director of the 'econation2020 Trust'. His family run an Organic certified 4 hectare property designed on polyculture systems of Asia/ Pacific.