James is part of the Executive Team managing Australian Rural Exports Pty Ltd (AUSTREX). AUSTREX is a leading and responsible supplier of quality livestock, genetics and livestock management solutions to all major markets around the world. AUSTREX is one of the largest livestock export businesses in the world with operations in Russia, China, USA, Uruguay, Turkey, Indonesia and New Zealand.
James has formal qualifications in agricultural business and a Master's Degree in Agricultural Economics. James has over 15 years' experience in the Meat & Livestock industry globally and has undertaken numerous Livestock assignments in Asia, Middle East and South America including an extended period living in Uruguay.
James is currently the President of the Queensland Livestock Exporters Association and is committed to the principles of World best Animal welfare practice and the sustainability of the Live Export industry.
ALFA is the peak representative body for the cattle feedlot industry. Its charter is to provide advocacy on issues that impact upon the sector, determine the allocation and prioritisation of grain fed beef levies and to deliver industry development activities to improve the standards and practices of the industry over time.
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