Meet our team
At AUSVEG SA we are fortunate to have a strong team and board of management working everyday to improve the lives of growers and the outlook for industry in our state. We are privileged to have had a dedicated team support us since our company's inception in 2014.
AUSVEG SA Team
Jordan Brooke-Barnett, Chief Executive Officer
Jordan has led AUSVEG SA since the association's inception in 2014 and has spearheaded the growth of the company to one of the best resourced and influential organisations in South Australian agriculture. Prior to this role, Jordan has had a significant career in government relations and public affairs working as the National Manager of Public Affairs for national advocacy group AUSVEG and in Canberra as a media advisor within government. Jordan has a Masters of Business and Marketing from the Monash University and is passionate about the opportunties for horticulture to grow in South Australia.
Claire McClelland, Export Development Manager
Claire is an experienced horticultural export expert who runs AUSVEG SA's export facilitation program and works with horticultural businesses throughout the state to improve export outcomes. She is an experienced horticultural trader having worked for some of the largest growing businesses in Australia and has a strong background in trade at the industry level through her roles in industry associations.
Board of Management
AUSVEG SA has a Board of Management of grower Directors with oversight of company governance and operations. Currently, the AUSVEG SA Board of Management comprises the following representatives:
Mr Kingsley Songer, 4 Ways Fresh (Chair)
Mr Graeme Pitchford, Pitchford Produce (Deputy Chair)
Mr Ryan Densley, Virginia Farm Produce
Mr Michael Vorrasi, DSA Fresh
Mr Danny De Ieso, Thorndon Park Produce
Mr Brett Smith, Rural Business Support (Independent Director)
Mr Jordan Brooke-Barnett, AUSVEG SA (Company Secretary)