EXPERIENCED agribusiness specialist Phillip Kelly has joined Colliers International Agribusiness as a senior executive - transaction services.
For the past seven years Mr Kelly has held a prominent role within global food and agricultural banking sector at Rabobank. Prior to that Mr Kelly held senior positions across the livestock, commodities and rural property markets as an agent and independent consultant with major national agribusinesses including Elders, Landmark and Ray White Rural.
Mr Kelly has extensive hands-on rural property experience having been involved in his family's mixed-farming property based in Northern NSW. While based on the family farm, Mr Kelly worked as a professional wool classer and grain harvesting contractor.
Having worked extensively across the livestock and rural property sector, beef processing industry and finance sectors for the past 32 years Mr Kelly has gained experience across all eastern Australian states with exposure to a broad range of industry sectors including beef, sheep, wool, dry-land and irrigated grains or cotton, feedlots, dairy and pork sectors.
As a buy-side consultant Mr Kelly has been engaged across diverse rural investment projects including development of mid-scale irrigation project in South Australia, conduct of due-diligence process for a UK based private investor in addition to managing change processes for clients within a beef/grain enterprises in Northern NSW.
In addition to a Queensland real estate license, Mr Kelly has qualifications in finance, business management, marketing and agriculture production. Mr Kelly is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.