2020 Business Insights Forum Series: Investing in Agriculture

Event Date: 
18 September 2014
The University Club of Western Australia


Agriculture is one of the hottest investment sectors at the moment. The big names of Forrest, Rinehart and Packer plus the Chinese are pouring money into the food and fibre industry.

Learn what investors are looking for, why agriculture is undergoing a transformation, and what investment opportunities are being taken up by savvy Western Australian investors, producers and entrepreneurs.

Our esteemed panel of experts will debate the pros and cons of investing in agriculture.



David Lock - CEO Craig Mostyn Group
Recognised as the Australian Agribusiness Leader of the Year, David was inducted as an Australian Export Hero by the Export Council of Australia and is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales. He is chairman of the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) and leads a privately owned Australian food and agribusiness company turning over more than $350m. The Group has a number of brands including Linley Valley Pork, Talloman, Market Day, Stanley Fish, Australian Seafood Exports and Jade Tiger Abalone.

Sue Daubney - Managing Director Bannister Downs Dairy
Winner of Telstra Business Women’s Innovation Award for WA and First Amongst Equals at the WA Business News 40under40, Sue currently sits on the board of the South West Development Commission and is the chair of the CCI (WA) Food Industry Advisory Committee. She has a Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Science and Post Grad Diploma in Education and their business supplies over 500 customers, including Singapore.

Murray Gmeiner - Managing Director Strat-Agri
Originally from a practical farming background, Murray now works in the agri-investment space in both raising capital, assessing opportunities and allocating capital into investments. He has an MBA from UWA and is a Nuffield Scholar.



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