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About Us

OUR BOARD

Our Directors

Andrew Staniforth
Founder & Managing Director

Founder of Agrilending and the Founder of SocietyOne’s livestock lending business. A 20+ year financial services professional with a career focusing on the lending and banking industries, having work in organisation such as Macquarie Bank, Perpetual, State Street and SocietyOne. Andrew has been instrumental in the development of innovative solutions across a diverse range of products and businesses, underpinned by a strong commercial acumen and understanding of the balance between risk and return. Andrew also has a strong family connection to farming.

 

Daniel Hough
Chairman and Non- Executive Director

Raised on a cattle property in northern NSW, Daniel is an agri specialist and Director at Gunn Agri Partners. Gunn Agri Partners is a farming and asset manager focused on cattle, grains, permanent crops and water. Daniel has the unique combination of international agricultural experience, combined with debt / equity markets, investment and risk management experience.

 

Brad Wheaton
Non- Executive Director

Brad is a farming /agri specialist and Director at Gunn Agri Partners. Brad has deep experience through the value chain from acquisition, operation and disposal of agricultural assets. He has extensive experience in management, corporate governance and advisory of agricultural companies, as well as running profit and non-profit organisations.

 

Matthew Byrnes
Non- Executive Director

Born and bred in the central west Matthew has vast experience as a stock and station agent. Currently a director of SBK Beef Pty Ltd which is a leading Livestock agent settlement office servicing both Ray White and Independent livestock agents manage the process and money for the purchases and sales of livestock transactions.