Who’s on your nursery SIAP? Five minutes with Carole Fudge

The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel (SIAP) is a panel of industry representatives that provides advice to Hort Innovation in relation to industry R&D and marketing investments, funded by nursery industry levies and contributions from the Australian Government.

Tell us a bit about yourself and your career in the nursery industry.

My nursery career started in 1977 as a book keeper with a retail nursery in Perth, followed by several sales and customer service roles in the retail and production sector.

During this time, I gained plenty of new skills and built on my knowledge about plants, which led me to my current role as the Sales and Marketing Manager for Benara Nurseries. I’ve been here since 1996 and am still here today! More