Our Staff


Principal Andrew Baker
B.Bus, M.AgBus, GCertF
Deputy Principal Elizabeth Gubbins
Deputy Principal Tony McMeel
B.COM, CPA, M Prof Ed & Train
Director Postgraduate Studies
Director Agriculture and Agribusiness Cleo Gower
BA(Hons), BFP FCA, Grad Dip Ed, Grad.Cert.Agrib, MAgri
Director Centre for Professional Development

Lecturer in Marketing and Business Communications

David Cornish
B.Ag.Ec, B.B.M.(Acct), Dip F.P.
Director Teaching & Learning Governance

Lecturer in Leadership and Research Methods

Dr Heather Davis
PhD, M Prof Ed & Train, BBus
Director Equine Business Management

Lecturer in International Marketing

James Lang
Lecturer in Agronomy Patrick Amos
Lecturer in Accounting and Finance Duncan Ashby
BCom, GDipArts(PolSc), GCertAcc
Lecturer in Agronomy Andrew Etherton
B.Bus (Agribusiness), GCertAgri, Grad.Cert.Lrng&Teach(HrEd)
Coordinator Centre for Professional Development Nat Jeffrey
Lecturer in Business Management Sherryn Jennings
BEd, BA, GradDipCA, MPracAcc
Senior Lecturer in Accounting Deanne Whelan
B.Com, Grad.Cert.Fin, Grad.Dip.App.Tax Law, ASA
Lecturer in Precision Agriculture

Agriculture Industry Placement Coordinator

Dr Jess Roberts
PhD, B.RuSc (Hons I)
Lecturer in Human Resource Management

College HR Consultant

Agribusiness Year 2 Industry Placement Coordinator

Kate Gorman
GCertHRMgt, MHRMgt
Lecturer in Livestock Production and Management Matt Robertson
B.Ag.Sci (Hons), PGDipTeach(Sec)
Associate Lecturer in Equine Business Management

Equine Practical/Industry Placement Coordinator

Roberta MacLeod


Lecturer in Information Technology and ICT Manager Scott Vanderkley
B.Info Tech, Grad.Cert.Ed
Lecturer in Professional Skills Chris Walsh


Part-Time Lecturers
Lecturer in Economics Andrew McKay


Lecturer in Horse Health Dr A McKinnon
BVSc, Msc, Dip ACT, Dip ABVP, Dip Vet Med.
Lecturer in Horse Health Dr A McLean
PhD, Bsc, Dip Ed.
Lecturer in Financial Analysis and Case Study Analysis Bryony Fitzgerald

MBA, B. Agr. Sc (Hons I)

Lecturer in Animal Production Cam Nicholson
B.Ag.Sci (Melb), M.App.Sci (UWS), MAIAST
Lecturer in Research Methods and Research Supervisor Dr Carroll Graham

JP. EdD, MEd, GradCertEd, GradCertMedInstMeas, BASc(ElecEng)

Lecturer in Marketing and International business Campbell Jeffrey

MBA, B.Econ

Lecturer in Strategic Management and Research Supervisor Dr Craig Peacock

PhD, MEI, BAppSc, GradDipDigitalC, GradDipSportSc., CMC, FIMC, FAICD

Senior Lecturer in Information Technology Des Umbers
M.Prof.Educ. & Trng, Dip TT
Lecturer in Animal Health Dr G Davies
Lecturer in Systems Analysis, Contemporary Managerial Issues and Applied Ag Commodity Markets Dr Pat Apperson


Lecturer in Rural Entrepreneurship and New Ventures Peter Kenyon

OAM. MPhil, BA (Hons), Dip. Ed, Dip. Rec

Lecturer in Animal Production Sam Inglis
Grad Dip Ed, Dip FM Hons
Lecturer in Farm Business Management, Finance, Business Analysis Tony Hudson
Specialist Lecturer in International Trade Michael Dacres-Mannings

B.Agr Ec


Marketing and Communications Coordinator Matthew O’Toole
BA(Media&Comm), GradCertMktg
Foundation Coordinator Deb Howcroft 


Support Staff
ICT Support Specialist Steven Crawford
BBusComp, DipMgt
ICT Support Specialist Ben Hole
Student Services Officer Cathy Bell
Finance Officer Cathy Dearing (Bent)
Administration Officer Danni Bond
Executive Administration Officer Ebaney Espinoza
Building and Facilities Co-ordinator Graham Coates
Librarian Lisa Gowers
BAppSc, GradDipSc(InfoSc)
Catering and Accommodation Manager Lyn Cameron