Mr Luscombe was appointed a Director of Allied Farmers Limited in December 2005, and is Chairperson of New Zealand Farmers Livestock Limited.
As a former Agricultural Research Scientist, and with a broad farming background, he has extensive experience in the agricultural sector. He is a shareholder and Chairman of the Argyll Dairy Farm group of farms in Otago, a partner in the family dairy farm in Taranaki, and has interests in farm forestry.
He is a trustee of The Massey-Lincoln and Agricultural Industry Trust, and is an Independent Director of dairy farming business, Te Rua O Te Moko Limited. He is a former director of PKW Farms Ltd, Kiwi Cooperative Dairies Limited, Kiwi Milk Products Limited, Dairy Insight, Dexcel, and NZAEL Limited.
Mr Luscombe is an independent director. He has the following qualifications: BAgSci(Hons).