Dave is the Managing Director of Biofields Pty Ltd and has a passion for developing biological (agro ecological, regenerative) systems for organic food production.
Petra Hughes is the creative and collative mind behind ‘Local Harvest’, the Sunshine Coast and Surrounds Regional Food Directory. She is also an award-winning creative designer, photographer, product developer, author, publisher, reviewer, web designer, small business consultant, ‘major ideas person’ and self-proclaimed dreamer and entrepreneur.
With a Degree in Engineering, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment and Graduate Certificate in Sustainability, Sam brings a wide variety of skills and experience to FAN. After starting her career as a Geotechnical Engineer in Sydney, Sam moved into the finance sector in an Analyst role with NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp). Building on this experience, Sam spent five years with Goldman Sachs JBWere initially as a Risk Analyst and then Business Manager for a trading group.
Emma has had more than 17 year’s experience working in the food and agribusiness industry for the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Renowned for her strong networks and leadership skills, Emma is a translator of ideas into strategies and actions that deliver positive and sustainable outcomes.
Sean has a keen eye for identifying and building on strategic collaborative partnerships and enjoys networking. Experience in restaurant and venue management, boutique wine retail sales, area management abroad, and sales and marketing management have gifted him broad experiences to assist forecasting business development opportunities.
Jacqui is a passionate marketer with extensive experience in marketing, brand strategy, and new product commercialisation. Jacqui has worked with a diverse range of large, well-respected companies covering retail, foodservice, manufacturing, and business to business and now runs her own marketing consultancy, JP Marketing.