Rachel Taulelei

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ABAC 2021 Chair, CEO Kono

Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Koata) is ABAC Chair for 2021, and an award-winning entrepreneur and businesswoman whose values include kaitiakitanga, whanaungatanga and pono – guardianship, relationships and integrity. CEO of Kono, the Māori-owned food and beverage business, Rachel has spent 20 years championing Aotearoa as a world-class producer of food and beverages. She is also passionate about supporting the potential and growth of other people and companies.