• STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL PLANNING (DAIRY TRAINING LIMITED)

    STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL PLANNING (DAIRY TRAINING LIMITED)
    Scarlatti is working with Dairy Training Limited (DTL) to help them develop and implement a new strategic plan. DTL is a private training establishment providing training to New Zealand dairy farmers. Our work has helped formulate a strategic plan and financial model to assist DTL in both growing and advancing new thinking around training models in the dairy industry. We have also helped DTL with systems and processes for academic evaluation and operational planning, and for a short period acted as General Manager for the business.

  • MANAGEMENT OF DAIRYBASE (DAIRYNZ)

    MANAGEMENT OF DAIRYBASE (DAIRYNZ)
    DairyBase is a web-based software tool that enables accountants and consultants to analyse farm physical information and financial statements and provides dairy farmers with benchmark data to compare their performance. Scarlatti managed the DairyBase team on behalf of DairyNZ for a period of three years and remains involved in an advisory and support role.

  • MANAGEMENT OF CONTAINERSCAN (AGRESEARCH)

    MANAGEMENT OF CONTAINERSCAN (AGRESEARCH)
    Scarlatti acted as CEO of ContainerScan - a start-up subsidiary of AgResearch seeking to commercialise a novel technology to detect biosecurity threats in shipping containers. Scarlatti was asked to take over ContainerScan at a time when it was becoming apparent that the business case for this technology hadn't been adequately established. Scarlatti led a programme of engagement with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to establish whether the technology could find application in New Zealand.

  • VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (VET) STRATEGY (AGRICULTURE ITO)

    VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (VET) STRATEGY (AGRICULTURE ITO)
    Scarlatti helped the AgITO develop a VET strategy for the agriculture industry. This involved analysing existing and future industry dynamics and recommending appropriate training strategies to ensure New Zealand's agriculture sector had access to the appropriate knowledge and skills to remain globally competitive.