AAPI, CPV, MRICS
Director, Agribusiness | Valuation & Advisory Services
Specialist rural consultant, proficient in the valuation and advisory of agribusiness assets including: cotton, vegetable, dryland farming and intensive grazing enterprises, dairies, piggeries and chicken breeding facilities. Specialising in complex asset valuation assessments using production and cashflow data with recent experience in cotton gins, flour and sugar mills, oil seed extraction, large scale irrigation and grain handling facilities.
Prior to becoming a valuer in 2005 James had a practical history as a Jackaroo then working through to stud Overseer specialising in stud stock and wool production, to then go onto to finish a Bachelor of Farm Business Management.
In his professional career, James has comprehensive experience of providing independent agribusiness consultancy advice to property owners, mortgage lenders, insurers, government bodies and private investors and is proficient in a variety of valuation types including: In use, alternative use, as if complete, tax depreciation, stamp duty, retrospective, succession planning and rental determinations using a variety of valuation approaches and methodologies.
James has also been using his experience in consultancy and advisory work. Examples include scenario analysis, added value of new infrastructure, production analysis, design and best management practice.
James is a 6th generational farmer with a strong advantage and point of difference over other valuers in understanding the drivers of value and empathy which is connected to it.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Graduate Diploma in Property, University of South Australia
Bachelor of Farm Business Management, The University of Sydney
Certificate Specialist Water Valuer
Memberships & Involvements
AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
RICS Membership No. 6791962
Associate Australian Property Institute No. 4210
Certified Practising Valuer
Licenced Valuer QLD 3041