• Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
  • Australian Pastoral Funds Management
The Board of Directors.
 
Alan Hayes - Executive Chairman.

Alan Hayes has broad experience in pastoral ownership, acquisitions and management, and was responsible for identifying, selecting, aggregating and operating top quality portfolios of properties for Prudential/Colonial/Commonwealth Bank fund from 1989-2001, and for the Macquarie Pastoral Fund from 2006-2009.

With the implementation of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund, Alan Hayes accepted appointment as Managing Director of Macquarie Pastoral Services Limited, the managing entity, and as Chief Executive Officer of Paraway Pastoral Company Limited, the operating company of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund. In 2008, as part of the succession plan of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund, Alan Hayes resigned as CEO of Paraway and accepted the role of Head of Property Strategy-Macquarie Pastoral Fund.

Following the successful acquisition and stocking of the properties that comprised the diversified portfolio of the Macquarie Pastoral Group as at August 2009, Alan retired from Macquarie and has subsequently established Australian Pastoral Funds Management.


Janet Smith – Director

After 20 years in the financial services industry, Janet Smith brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role as Director. With executive roles both in Australia and overseas at companies such as Prudential, Colonial, Investec and Zurich, Janet has been responsible for the creation and implementation of business development and platform strategies aimed at increasing market reach and revenues, whilst managing costs. Janet has extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of change management, strategic planning, business restructuring, business acquisition and integration. She played a critical role in restructuring Zurich's Wealth Management business and repositioned and strengthened their distribution through the development of key account strategies in each product and market segment. She has held several Directorships, has been a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has a broad network of contacts within Australia and overseas.


John Kurenda
 
John Kurenda - Director

John Kurenda accepted nomination and was appointed to the Board of Australian Pastoral Funds Management in October, 2013. John has spent thirty five years in the health care industry, and brings proven experience and knowledge in all areas of company management,strategic planning, product marketing and the profitable structuring of businesses to the Board. John is currently CEO of Australian Natural Environmental Solutions, a company involved in manufacturing and distribution of products related to water and waste technologies, with a strong focus on environmental sustainability. Previously John has been CEO of the major hospital groups Mutual Community, SGIC Hospitals and Healthscope, and was also executive Director of Southern Cross Aged Care. John also brings extensive knowledge and experience in business and risk management to the Board, and has recognised acumen in the financial control and compliance of businesses.

 

Executive Management.
  Alan Hayes
Managing Director

Alan Hayes has broad experience in pastoral ownership, acquisitions and management, and was responsible for identifying, selecting, aggregating and operating top quality portfolios of properties for the Prudential/Colonial/Commonwealth Bank pastoral fund from 1989-2001, and for the Macquarie Pastoral Fund from 2006-2009.

With the implementation of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund, Alan Hayes accepted appointment as Managing Director of Macquarie Pastoral Services Limited, the managing entity, and as Chief Executive Officer of Paraway Pastoral Company Limited, the operating company of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund. In 2008, as part of the succession plan of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund, Alan Hayes resigned as CEO of Paraway and accepted the role of Head of Property Strategy-Macquarie Pastoral Fund.

Following the successful acquisition and stocking of the properties that comprised the diversified portfolio of the Macquarie Pastoral Group as at August 2009, Alan retired from Macquarie and has subsequently established Australian Pastoral Funds Management.

1989 – 2001 Prudential/Colonial
8 farms, 5 million acres 130,000 cattle
Pathways to market, Trading properties
Lean head office Results.

2001 – 2006 Pastoral Assets Management (own company)
Syndicated tenders, advisors and pastoral projects, for: Stanbroke Pastoral Company, Anglo Coal, Channel Cattle Co, Minnamurra Pastoral Group

2006 - 2009 Macquarie
Combined cattle & sheep, 8.6 million acres
200,000 sheep, 220,000 cattle, Larger scale


  Penny Hayes

Penny was born and raised on an extensive rural property in the Riverina in New South Wales. She attended Sydney University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts after leaving boarding school in Sydney and has had a lifelong association with the pastoral industry in Australia.

In October 2010, Penny was contracted to APFM as the Chief Financial Officer and has been involved at all levels in the establishment, marketing, governance and administration of APFM.

Penny brings to APFM her experience in the key areas of:

  • Financial management and processing and operational performance analysis
  • Management of conflicting priorities and strong organisational skills
  • System and procedural assessment, development and implementation and staff training
  • Customer relationship development and management
  • Strategic planning and investment proposal preparation.
  • Executive management support to both internal and external stakeholders

From 1996 to1999 Penny was the Administration Manager of Pastoral Assets Management P/L (owned by Alan Hayes), which specialised in providing pastoral operations and pastoral property management services to balanced fund managers, superannuation funds, corporate investors and high net worth individuals who wished to invest in the pastoral sector in Australia. Key functions of the role were preparation of the acquisition proposals and budgets for the Colonial group of properties; preparation and production of the Information Memorandum for Prudential Pastoral Fund (later the Colonial Agricultural Fund); organization and facilitation of the Prudential Pastoral Fund launch; provision of executive support to key staff and liaison with various stakeholders including external accountants, auditors, Boards of Directors, lawyers, Corporations and high net worth individuals.

Penny maintained a working relationship with Pastoral Assets Management through to October 2010, assisting in the development and coordination of proposals, acquisition assessments and relationship management with a number of pastoral corporates and high net worth individuals to whom the company provided services.

 

International Associates.
  Equilibrium Capital Group LLC www.eq-cap.com

Website by PDQ Design