Tony Clifford is the General Manager of the Pulp Division of Pan Pac Forest Products Ltd with the end to end responsibility for raw material, chemicals and energy purchases through production to sales and marketing of 300,000 tonnes of market pulp. Tony has held various management and engineering responsibilities within Pan Pac over the last 25 years and previous to this was involved in manufacturing and heavy industries covering Oil and Gas and Aluminium production.
Tony is an Executive member of the Major Electricity User Group (MUEG). MEUG is a collective of New Zealand's largest electricity consumers with the members representing a third of the electricity consumed in NZ.
Tony has always been interested in the customers' needs and how they can be delivered in the most appropriate product.
Tony trained as an Electrical and Electronics Engineer at UC and was born and bred in Napier.