Chelsea Hirst

Accelerator Manager

Chelsea has a BSc in Agricultural Science from Massey University and understands the challenges facing the agriculture industry. After a career dairy farming, she worked for rural corporate companies including FMG and Pamu as a Business Analyst Rural Consultant and Dairy Farm Technician respectively.

She has an instinct for problem solving and finding creative solutions. Chelsea won the Innovate competition in 2016 with her business Peurgon and has experienced the roller coaster ride of creating a novel product, taking it from idea to market.

Chelsea is passionate about helping others to find success on their entrepreneurial journeys.