Basil is a third generation Lobster fisherman from Fremantle, Western Australia with over 37 years of operational experience in the Western Rock Lobster industry. He has a high-degree of skill and expertise at an operational, managerial, commercial, and governance capacity.
Having a diversified background, with experience in general management, industry representation and business development across a range of industries (importing, exporting, wholesale and retail) in the private sector that he has been involved in and an intimate knowledge of extracting value from the supply chain.
Currently holds position of Chair on the Geraldton Fishermen’s Co-operative (GFC) Board as a member elected non-executive director. Past directorships include Independent Director of the WA Potato Corporation to help the transition through to deregulation and an Independent Director of the Perth Market Authority.
Basil holds a Master of Business Administration through University of WA and a Company Directors Diploma through AICD.
He sees this opportunity on the RFCS WA as a fantastic opportunity to put back into helping primary producers with the added benefits of flowing through to the regional communities. He is married with 2 adult daughters.
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