Tim Rudge

There is always something new to learn about abalone farming and this is a fantastic motivation and drives Tim to continually improve. Tim loves surfing and diving, and Narrawong with its surrounding coastline offer great diversity for both pursuits. There are perfect beginner spots where Tim can take his kids to snorkel and surf in safe […]

David Connell

David has managed Yumbah Kangaroo Island since 1999. Being a pioneering producer of a sustainable food source has been his great reward. He loves being surrounded by wildlife and the extremes that Mother Nature offers at Kangaroo Island’s south coast. A strong community member and a reference source for knowledge about Kangaroo Island he is […]

Tom Hyde

Tom is always satisfied after delivering a good harvest of top quality abalone. Tom loves working in a field he is passionate about and living where he grew up. This allows him to maintain strong connections to the local aquaculture community. Tom enjoys surfing and fishing around the coast of Port Lincoln and Coffin Bay.

Matthew Muggleton

After completing a Bachelor of Technology in Aquaculture in 2000, Matthew commenced his career as an Aquaculture Technical Support Officer for the Yorke Regional Development Board and Executive Officer of the South Australian Oyster Research Council (SAORC). In 2003, Matthew became a partner in Corvel Marketing and Management, providing Executive Officer and Market Development services […]

Peter Lillie

Peter gained a Bachelor of Economics degree from Monash University in 1980 and pursued other non-economic interests for a while, including playing music and commercial fishing (tuna longline), before settling into being a registered builder (still current). He began pursuing aquaculture interests: mainly sea-based abalone trials at Flinders, near Western Port, Victoria, as well as […]

Patrick O’Neil

Patrick is a Chartered Accountant with many years of financial and strategic commercial management experience within the aquaculture and wine industries. Patrick’s background includes management roles both domestically and internationally across a range of fields, including manufacturing, agriculture, aquaculture, viticulture, importing, exporting and general commercial operations in the FMCG industry.