I am a qualified horticulturist with over 25 years experience in the industry. I am also a qualified vocational trainer, frontline and small business manager. I have worked previously with NSW DPI Soils team as Technical Assistant on Biochar field trials. I own and operate Byron Biochar now in it’s sixth year, as a reseller of quality Australian made biochar and wood vinegar, deliver workshops and consult to fast track your biochar business or project. In my previous to role, I was the First Public Officer & President for Australia New Zealand Biochar Initiative (ANZBI) from 2017-2020 and helped found, owned and operated the Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference from 2017-2020 now owned by ANZBIG. I am a long term climate activist and have a keen interest in off grid living and localisation of food and fibre production. I enjoy my morning walk, bike riding and Tai Chi.