Directors

 
 
Richard Byllaardt

Richard Byllaardt

Managing Director

Richard has responsibility for the day-to-day management of Seven Fields with an emphasis on all of the production, post-harvest activities and marketing of our produce. Richard has been with Seven Fields since 2006 and prior to this was employed by Australian Vintage Limited (AVL) for 12 years.  In that role he personally developed  in excess of 3,600 hectares of new vineyards. Before joining AVL Richard had extensive experience working in technically advanced irrigation management operations in Israel where principles of micro irrigation were pioneered.

 
Peter Aubort

Peter Aubort

Non Executive Director

Seven Fields has a commitment to rigorous corporate governance and appointed Peter Aubort as a non executive director of the company in 2010. Peter is a chartered accountant by profession and has been working in the funds management industry continuously since 1996. His career has included appointments as general manager, executive director and managing director of funds management businesses. More recently Peter has accepted appointments as a non-executive director and external compliance committee member for a number of financial services businesses. Peter holds a degree in accounting and a graduate diploma in information technology.

 

 
Tony Mahoney

Tony Mahoney

Director

Tony is the Executive Chairman of Nutrano Produce Group which is the owner of the Seven Fields and Abbotsleigh businesses. As such, he sits on the board of the Seven Fields group of companies. Tony has along history is fresh produce, having been CEO of a large independent fresh produce company with operations across Australian and New Zealand.  Prior to this, Tony was a senior member of a large Australian retailer for over a decade. and he has also spent time working with independent retailers in Australia.

 
Brad Prout

Brad Prout

Director

As a director of Nutrano Produce Group, Brad has joined the board of the Seven Fields group of companies as a director.  He has over 23 years experience in financial markets and is currently the chief executive officer of a financial advisory and funds management company.