Al McCone

Sector Lead- Agriculture


After spending his youth working on farms, in rural trucking and at freezing works, between times attending school and university, Al McCone completed his Masters Degree in Psychology at the University of Canterbury and then joined the Army. Over the next 30 years he filled many positions including Chief HR Officer for the NZArmy and Commandant of the New Zealand Defence College. Al deployed to Bougainville as the Senior New Zealand Officer, and also served in East Timor. Al became HR Manager for Landcorp Farming Ltd in 2011. In September 2014 Al joined WorkSafeNZ as the Programme Manager Agriculture. He is currently the Sector Lead for Agriculture.