Dairy Team

Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis started his consultancy career in Northland (1985) after completing a Agricultural Science degree at Massey University.

Chris was an MAF / Agriculture New Zealand consulting officer from 1986 – 1994. Working in Warworth, Rotorua, Waipukurau and Wairarapa. In 1994 Chris left the Ministry of Agriculture to become a partner of Baker & Associates Ltd now BakerAg.

There was a break during the above when Chris did his OE. Based in London and travelling western and eastern block Europe. Chris met his wife Rachael while working in London. They now live on the...

Martin Boyle

Martin has worked as an agricultural consultant since graduating from Massey University in 1981 primarily in the dairy sector. Initial years through the 80's were spent with the MAF in Dannevirke.

After a two year OE experience where he met his wife Cathy they returned to NZ settling in the Manawatu where Martin established himself as a specialist in the dairy sector.

The dairy industry has experienced significant growth over the last decade requiring sound financial and management planning to achieve a successful and sustainable business that can take advantage of the...

Angela Tanner

Angela joined BakerAg in 2014 in the role of Dairy Analyst.

Angela's main role is to manage (DSM) Dairy Systems Monitoring Bureau, which is an intensive farm benchmarking and modelling service, she is also the facilitator for the Pirinoa Discussion Group.

Angela met her farming husband in Dorset, U.K. while on her overseas travels. Over the years they have lived and worked on farms in the Wairarapa and Manawatu regions. In 2009 she completed her Graduate Diploma in Rural Studies (GradDipRurStud).

Angela lives in Masterton with David and they have 3 adult children, she...

Stefan Bryant

Stefan joined BakerAg in February 2013 as a Dairy Consultant after 15 years of hands on dairy farming and graduating from Massey University with a Bachelor of Applied Science majoring in Agricultural Systems & Management.

Stefan is based in Feilding and services the Manawatu, Tararua and Wairarapa area.

Stefan is married to Hester and has 5 children. In his spare time he enjoys playing volleyball, camping & enjoying the outdoors and spending time with his family.



Sarah Hawkins


Sarah has joined BakerAg from a role as a Dairy Analyst/ technical support officer for Southern Pastures, a New Zealand dairy company with 20 dairy farms nationwide. After graduating in 2016 with BAgSci (Hons), Sarah gained on-farm experience working on dairy farms in New Zealand, Holland and Germany, and broad acre cropping farms in Western Australia.

Sarah enjoys working with farmers to achieve their goals, problem solving to help future proof businesses as well as helping farms meet their regulatory requirements. 

Joanne Denton


Joanne has joined BakerAg from a role as a Sales Agronomist for Corson Maize covering the Manawatu/Taranaki region. Prior to this she has gained experience in the Dairy Industry through a Technical Sales Representative role for Farm Source and a few years dairy farming in the Waikato. In 2015 she graduated from Massey University with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science/international business and a Diploma of Business Studies.

Joanne enjoys working with farmers to maximise the potential of their farming business, refine their farming system and achieve goals.


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(06)  370 6880

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