Saturday Morning Breakfast & Panel Discussion
“Do Farmers produce food or a commodity”
Jennie Franceschi Managing Director Avocado Export Company , Fresh Produce Alliance, Advance Packing & Marketing Services.
Panel compare: Joanna Wren and includes the following Speakers:
Kylie Silverthorn - Sheep Farmer from Rosa Brook
I’m a third generation sheep farmer, born and bred in the Margaret River Region. I work alongside my parents and sister running 2,000 sheep for Meat and Wool Production where we also run a camping ground known as ‘Big Valley Campsite’. Click here to discover more about Kylie
Tim Crimp - Dairy Farmer
Mario Camarri - Beef Farmer Nannup
Alex Eades - Financial Advisor- Geographe Financial Group
I have been advising clients with Geographe Financial Group since 2001 after 4 years gaining experience in the General Insurance industry
Kim Haywood, Executive Officer Policy WA Farmers Federation
I am a fourth generation livestock producer who has worked in all facets of the red meat supply chain globally, before becoming involved in policy and advocacy roles. I have a B.Sc. in Agricultural Management and a Masters in Human Nutrition and was a recipient of the Gyrnet Ellis Award for outstanding services to the agricultural industry. I returned to Australia in 2012, after spending fifteen years in the Northern Hemisphere, the last seven years as the Chief Executive Officer for the United Kingdom National Beef Association. After a two year role as Policy Manager with the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association, I accepted the position with WAFarmers as their Executive Officer in January 2015.