Simon Gabb is our Specialist for Western Victoria and Gippsland.
Simon has significant experience in the agricultural sector, having worked in a variety of roles over the past twelve years across Victoria, NSW, Queensland and WA - as well as internationally - and remains actively involved in the family farm near Skipton. Simon is also completing a Bachelor of Agribusiness from Marcus Oldham.
Meera is our Specialist overseeing our Corporate Farm clients. She is collectively responsible for the compilation and processing of spatial farm data and production of results and reports for customers. Meera has Bachelor degrees in Agricultural Science and International Development from La Trobe University.
Previously Meera has worked in Horticultural Research and Development, and is part of the third generation on the family's broad acre, sheep and beef property at Skipton.
Kristen Barlow is a career soil scientist, having served twenty years with the Victorian DPI and is the current Chair of the Australian Society of Soil Scientists. As Principal Scientist her role oversees the Field Services and Research & Innovation (R&I) divisions, providing well-rounded research capacity and capability for the Company's applied science activities and research projects whilst simultaneously supporting and building on the scientific basis for our farmer products. Kirsten is based in Corowa / Rutherglen.
Kara Bryant is a graduate of Sydney University and has deep experience (16 years) in agronomy and insurance assessment predominantly across the south west slopes of NSW. Kara has been engaged as an insurance assessor for the Agri-business Consulting Group and Crawford Agriculture since 2012, and been an agronomy consultant with Landmark and Meridian Agriculture since 2001. She will work alongside Matthew Kelly to service our existing and expanding farmer client base across Southern and Central West NSW, the Riverina and North East Victoria.
Simon was recently appointed the role of GIS Specialist, based in Precision Agriculture's Ballarat head office. Simon is a qualified spatial scientist and will work alongside the Company's dedicated GIS team to process and output key data sets, along with supporting the Company's important research partnership with Federation University's Centre for e Research and Digital Innovation (CeRDI). He has many years' experience in use of GIS software (ArcGIS, QGIS) and their applications.
Daniel joined the business in mid 2018 as a Field Technician, based in Temora. Daniel is a recent UNE graduate in Rural Science and hails from a farm near Bingara, east of Moree. He works alongside the dedicated farm services team based from our Temora office (shared with FarmLink) and will support the advisor team to execute our field work throughout NSW.
Matt Kelly is our Specialist for the Southern Riverina and North East Victoria; an area encompassing all clients south of Wagga Wagga.
Matt has significant experience in the agriculture and technology sector, having worked in a variety of roles over the past ten years across NSW and WA, and remains actively involved in the family farm near Ganmain. Matt has also completed a Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management from Charles Sturt University.
Eva has a strong background in agriculture and is highly qualified in geo-spatial technologies, having been awarded the university science medal for her studies in geoscience and biology. She previously worked for four years applying her studies to the mining industry, which has significant crossover in systems used in precision agriculture.
Hailing from Temora where she grew up on her family's broadacre farm, Eva undertook a number of precision farming activities for her family prior to joining Precision Agriculture.