#029: Robert Ryan about the Australian wool industry
Robert Ryan holds various leading positions within the Australian Wool industry. In this episode, Robert explains the different activities and roles of the organisations he is leading which gives a great overview of the set up of the Australian wool industry.
About Robert Ryan
Robert Ryan has 40 years of experience in the wool industry. He is the current Chairman of the Federation of Australian Wool Organisations and Member of the Board of Directors of the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia.
In addition to these roles, Robert is also the Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Schute Bell Badgery Lumby, Woolbrokers and Stock and Station Agents in New South Wales and Queensland. Schute Bell commenced trading in 1906.
In June 1996, Robert was elected to the Council of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Australia and has held a number of positions on various Committees. He was Chair of the Sheep and Wool Committee from 1999 – 2009 and was elected President of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW in June 2014.
A Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services in the wool industry was awarded to Robert in June 2014.
Connect with Robert Ryan here
Schute Bell Badgery Lumby website
Federation of Australian Wool Organisations (FAWO) website
National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia website
Royal Agricultural Society of NSW website