Board Members

Paul McKenzie

Chair, Independent Director

Mr McKenzie is a professional agribusiness consultant and company director.  He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Non-Executive Chair of Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers Ltd (ASX: KPT), and Managing Partner of Agrarian Management, a leading Western Australian agriculture consultancy with offices in Geraldton, Perth and Esperance.  Mr McKenzie has over 25 years’ experience in agribusiness, management, finance and primary production.  He is a director of Rural Financial Counselling Service (WA), which administrates a federally funded program for rural adjustment under the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Mr McKenzie was a director of the WA Potato Marketing Corporation, a past President of the Australian Association of Agricultural Consultants (WA) Inc, and a Ministerial Appointee to various agribusiness review and advisory panels.  He was the founding Chairman of Gage Roads Brewing Co from private company in 2003 to ASX listing in December 2006, and resigned in May 2008.

Mr McKenzie is Ferrier Hodgson’s WA Agribusiness Specialist for advisory, reconstruction and recovery appointments.