About Us

Our People

The AAAC(WA) has an elected Executive Committee comprising 8 Members who oversee the day to day operations of the Association.  The Committee is responsible for implementing the Associations strategic direction, professional development and industry and government liaison on behalf of our Members.  Committee Members are elected each year at the AAAC(WA) Annual General Meeting.

Ashley Herbert

President

Ashley is a farm management consultant and owner of Agrarian Management. For the last 20 years, Ashley has been consulting to Western Australian farmers, helping them to manage their businesses to maximise returns and achieve their farming objectives.

M: 0427 007 396  E: ashley@agrarian.com.au

Mark Allington

Vice President

Mark Allington joined Icon Agriculture in January 2013. He developed an interest in agriculture, particularly Merino sheep, while being raised on a mixed farm in Three Springs. Mark attended UWA where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, graduating in 2011.  Mark is interested in farm business benchmarking and enterprise analysis.

M: 0428 927 034  E: mark@iconag.com.au

Greg Easton

Treasurer

Greg has worked in agribusiness since 2003 and joined Farmanco in 2009. Based in their Mundaring office, Greg comes from a farming background, having managed and operated a 1780 ha farming property in the Upper Great Southern. More recently, Greg was a Commercial Banking Manager with Bankwest.

M: 0428 832 020  E: geaston@farmanco.com.au

Glen Brayshaw

Glen is a farm management consultant and grain marketing advisor with PlanFarm. He is experienced in Budgeting, Cashflow and Business mapping. With specialist Strategic Planning and assisted decision making using Benchmarking and Commodity Marketing advice.

M: 0437 704 613  E: glen@planfarm.com.au

Brent Searle

Brent has had a long career in the agricultural and finance sectors since graduating from University.  Brent is now consulting with BJW Agribusiness to a wide range of broad acre, dairy and horticultural clients in WA focusing on farm business management services to growers, assisting clients to achieve their goals.

M: 0407 271 174  E: brent@bjw.net.au

Richard Brake

Richard is a consultant with Farmanco and has extensive international agricultural experience.  Richard is from the UK, but after graduating immigrated to New Zealand and established his own consultancy business, which he operated for 13 years. He moved to Australia in 2010 to work as a sales agronomist at CRT in Geraldton. Followed by the Indigenous Land Corporation, where he oversaw the financial management of cattle stations in the Kimberley.

M: 0498 661 080  E: richard@farmanco.com.au

Nic Sewell

Nic is a grain marketing advisor with Planfarm. He has in-depth and wide-ranging expertise in all aspects of grain marketing including brokerage, strategy, individual market planning, logistics and market analysis.

M: 0436 606 525  E: nic@planfarm.com.au

Other

Sara Hector

Executive Officer

Sara joined AAAC(WA) in September 2016 as its Executive Officer.  Sara has over 20 years experience working in project management, marketing and communications and business development.  Sara is responsible for the day to day operations and management of AAAC(WA) in consultation with the Executive Committee and Members.

M: 0429 043 493  E: sarahector@bigpond.com

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