SAM BIRRELL

CEO, Committee for Greater Shepparton

Sam graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor Applied Science (Agriculture) in 2003. He worked as a horticultural agronomist in the Goulburn Valley, and from 2008 to 2016, was agronomist with global micro irrigation pioneers Netafim, in which capacity he led farmer tours to China, Israel and the United States.

In March 2016, Sam was appointed CEO of the Committee for Greater Shepparton. He graduated from the Fairley Leadership program in 2013, and is currently studying for an MBA with La Trobe University. He has been on the board of Goulburn Murray Community Leadership (which runs the Fairley Leadership program) since 2014 and chair of that organisation since July 2015.

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