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  • Darren Baguley - Rylstone
Mob: 0409 155 594

Skype: darren_baguley


Email: darren@darrenbaguley.com


LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/darrenbaguley

 Darren has been fortunate enough to be mentored by some of Australia’s most experienced Holistic Management Educators and brings a broad range of perspectives to his practice as a result. Accredited as a Savory Institute Field Professional, Darren has a love of rural Australia and its communities as well as a passion for biodiversity and its conservation. It was this enthusiasm that led him to first study Holistic Management. He owns Widden Brook Farms in partnership with his wife and has managed it, and a leased property, holistically since 2013. Darren has been a freelance writer and media trainer since 2002.    

  • Ian Chapman - Stuart Town

Mob: 0427 468 255

Fax: 02 6846 8255

Email: ian.chapman@internode.on.net

Ian is the owner manager of a 400 ha grazing property in Central Western NSW. Ian has worked at TAFE NSW, teaching rural business management as well as developing the college curriculum. He has practiced Holistic Management since 2006 and has trained with American, Australian and South African educators. 

  • Mark Gardner - Dubbo

Ph: 02 6885 1925

Fax: 02 6885 5737

Email: mark.gardner@vbs.net.au

Web: www.vbs.net.au

Mark has extensive agricultural experience across a number of agricultural industries. He facilitates groups and family businesses to improve profitability and sustainability. He also organises and conducts business management and natural resource management education programs using Holistic Management. Additionally, Mark is a trained business coach for individual farm families and uses the “On Track” process model to improve business performance.

  • Paul Griffiths - Mudgee

Email: paul@reasontospeak.com

Paul's abiding interest in Holistic Decision Making is to spread its capability to the country towns of Australia and, thus, help them to ensure their viability. He educates at the Australian Graduate School of Management, a School of the University of New South Wales, where he is a member of the core faculty for the General Manager Program. He brings Holistic Decision Making concepts to his other teaching roles in personal and corporate communication. Holistic Management figures, too, in his advisory roles with senior persons in business and government on a consulting basis.

  • Tony Hill - Mount Fairy

Ph: 02 4849 4541

Mob: 0412 128 755


Tony is committed to improve landscape management, better financial management of farms and creating vibrant rural communities.  Tony has been privileged to be mentored by some of Australia’s top Holistic Management Educators and is an accredited Field Professional - Commercial with the Savory Institute.  He is joint owner of Illalangi Farm.  He founded Capital Hill Consulting in 2000 and is accredited as an instructor and assessor with the NSW Rural Fire Service.


  • Brian Marshall - Guyra

Ph: 02 6779 1927

Mob: 0427 829 523

Fax: 02 6779 1927

Email: bkmrshl@bigpond.com 

Brian is a grazier near Guyra, NSW. He has experience in cropping and beef and sheep enterprises in the Warren, Breeza and Nundle districts of NSW as well as in direct beef marketing. He has tertiary qualifications in Australia (Tocal Dip Ag) and the USA (Texas A&M Univ B.Sc & M.Ag) and as a Certified Educator has been training and supporting groups in Holistic Management since 1995. Brian is a 'hands on' educator, helping people with key concepts to manage their unique businesses. He has travelled extensively in Australia and internationally and has many images and stories to enhance learning.

  • Dick Richardson - Boorowa

Mob: 0429 069 001

Fax: 02 6385 3765

Email: dick@dickrichardson.com.au

Web: www.dickrichardson.com.au

A grazier and educator with over 20 years of practical experience in the Holistic Management of large hectares, Dick is a South African who sold up his successful ranching operation to move to Australia.


  • Brian Wehlburg - Mid North Coast

Ph: 02 6587 4353

Mob: 0408 704 431

Email: brian@insideoutsidemgt.com.au

Web: www.insideoutsidemgt.com.au

Facebook: www.Facebook.com/Inside-Outside-Management

Skype: brian.wehlburg

From Africa originally, Brian has run his own agricultural enterprise, growing crops for export, breeding cattle and operating a safari business and wildlife conservancy. Since arriving in Australia he has broadened his experience, working for a pastoral enterprise in South West Queensland as a pasture and cattle manager and grazing consultant and managing a grazing property in New South Wales. Brian has worked as a Holistic Management educator since 2001 and is passionate about what Holistic Management can do for people and the environment. His strength as a trainer is his ability to put people at their ease, enabling course participants to benefit fully from the learning experience.



  • Helen Lewis – Warwick

Mob: 0418 785 285

Email: picotsfarm@gmail.com

Web: www.picotsfarm.com.au

Over the last 13 yrs Helen has been involved with agripolitical and agribusiness organisations, assisting landholders position their business for the future focusing on land management and marketing. Helen has been a certified educator since 2002,  and applies Holistic Decision Making to families, community development, succession planning, small business development, policy development and chain management. As a Landcare project officer Helen was able to use Holistic Management to assist landholders’ land improvement. Helen is managing holistically on her family property.

  • Jason Virtue - Gympie

Ph: 07 5485 1997

Mob: 0427 199 766

Email: jason@spiderweb.com.au

Web: www.landlifeeducation.com.au

Since 2005 Jason has been delivering Holistic Grazing and Financial Planning in Central and Southern Queensland and Northern NSW.  Personal experience in managing cattle on small areas has given him empathy and driven him to assist other farmers and land managers in learning  how Holistic Management can help people to achieve their dreams on small land holdings.



  • Graeme Hand - Branxholme

Ph: 03 5578 6321

Mob: 0418 532 130

Fax: 03 5578 6370



Graeme manages a beef property and has worked in rural marketing, and as a meat eating quality assessor (MSA), training graders, abattoirs, butchers and chefs. He is the CEO of STIPA Native Grass Association. Graeme has in depth knowledge of how to use grazing to regenerate grasslands to full function.




  • John King - Christchurch

 Ph: +64 276 737885

Email: john@succession.co.nz

Web: www.succession.co.nz

John King is the Director of Succession. He was raised at The Bend, a sheep, cattle, and cropping property near Winton, Southland. Extended family still own or manage properties in Southland. John's passions are education, environment, and entrepreneurship and he helps farmers, their families, and other professionals find opportunity within existing circumstances by challenging their understanding of business and environment, particularly for low input farming.




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