The 2017 RD Hassed Memorial Trophy was awarded to Matt Webster of Websters hydrated Lime Co Ltd.
Matt has reinvigorated the Central Districts region, as both Branch Chairman and member of Executive Council IOQNZ.
He has increased member numbers and meetings throughout this widespread catchment. He has helped guide members through new legislation.
While on the Executive Council he has helped develop the IOQNZ Youth Programme which was put in place to encourage younger people into the industry. This has had an overwhelming response with four new young people being selected into our industry.
Matt joined the industry seven years ago after training in Business Studies and Marketing, travelling extensively overseas and working in HR recruitment.