Nursery Industry well represented in Horticulture Leadership Training

Horticulture Australia Limited has introduced a Leadership training program for current and emerging leaders within Horticulture. This program is funded from the Across Industry funds and will be run by Strategic Business Development Pty Ltd. The training will be a mix of face to face, group and online sessions. Applications were called from all Horticulture Industries and there were over 90 applicants. The Nursery Industry has fared very well in the selection process with the following individuals selected to partake in the program.

Current Leaders

Emerging Leaders

Mark Engall – NSW Anthony Kachenko – NSW
Daniel Mansfield – Victoria Chelsea van Rijn – Queensland
Eliza Arrowsmith – Victoria Renee Holbrook – Queensland
Ross Wilson – Queensland David Drysdale – Tasmania
John Warner- Victoria
Peter Young – Queensland
Maroun  Maait- NSW

Daniel, Ross and Mark are all former winners on the Industry Young Leader Award so it is great to see them continue to develop. Ross was also a winner of the HAL Young Leader Award.

We wish all participants every success and recommend to those who applied to keep the passion for the industry and your development. HAL will review the success of this program before committing to a repeat next year.

Details of the program can be found at