Consolidation within Australian Agriculture – Breakfast Invitation

On behalf of  Siecap and ClarkeKann Lawyers, we invite you to join us for breakfast to discuss- Consolidation within Australian Agriculture. Our guest speaker John Corbett, a director of Hassad Australia a wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority will look at the implications of the developing trend to large scale agricultural enterprises.


John Corbett is a Director of the $500 million sheep and grain producer Hassad Australia, Chairman of Pioneer Seeds Australia and a consultant specialising in the agricultural sector and is based in Brisbane, Australia.

John is a finance and business professional with extensive experience in corporate finance, strategic planning, business planning, business operations, governance, and financial analysis across a range of sectors including 25 years’ experience in the agriculture and agribusiness fields.

John combines 23 years’ experience in banking, finance with extensive consulting experience into agricultural and infrastructure projects and a broad range of corporate finance transactions with transaction sizes ranging up to $3 billion. Most recently, John was involved in developing, undertaking a $600 million capital raise and then presenting to the co-operative members the $3 billion restructuring proposal for the WA co-operative, CBH Limited.

John specialises in providing practical and commercial solutions to complex financial and commercial issues. He has focused on assisting stakeholders in identifying, evaluating and mitigating project, investment and business risk and developing effective solutions to business and project issues.

Event Details

Date:   Friday,9 December

Time: 7.15am-9am

Venue: The Brisbane Club-241 Adelaide Street Brisbane

RSVP: Thursday, 1 December:  (Spaces are limited)

Siecap is a project management and consulting firm supporting clients to improve performance, manage risk, and reduce costs across the areas of Strategy Development and Operational Improvement in Agribusiness, Supply Chain and Logistics, Infrastructure, Resources, Health and Property.

ClarkeKann a leading commercial law firm with offices in Brisbane and Sydney with long standing experience in Agribusiness, Building & Construction, Business & Corporate Transactions, Debt Recovery & Insolvency, E & IR, Financial Services, Foreign Investment, IP, Media & Technology, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Mining & Resources, Property & Projects, Retirement Living.