The Soter team are qualified and independent. We are not in the business of selling fertiliser or anything else. Our consultants will help you understand the compliance environment your farm operates in, and offer solutions to reduce that compliance burden on you.

Emma Buchanan

Emma Buchanan

Managing Director

BBS, PGdip Resource and Environmental Planning, Cert Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management, Certified Nutrient Management Adviser
Emma is the Managing Director of Soter and holds a Bachelor of Business Studies, Post Grad Dip in Resource and Environmental Planning, and the Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management Certificate. She is an HBRC Approved provider of FEMPs, Dairy NZ approved provider of Sustainable Milk Plans and facilitates Beef and Lamb Farm Environmental Plan workshops in Hawkes Bay. Emma is also on the East Coast North Island Farmer Council and part of the Beef and Lamb environmental reference group. Emma has worked on dairy farms, and until recently owned a sheep, beef and cropping farm in Central Hawkes Bay.

Briar Huggett

Briar Huggett

Farm Environmental Planner

Briar has a Bachelor of Agriculture and extensive hands on experience working in the sheep, beef, dairy and deer industries. Prior to joining the Soter team, Briar worked as a shepherd on high country stations in the South Island.