Michael McCarthy BVMS
Dip. Ag. Econs MSc Animal Breeding Mgt
Michael has had a unique career within the Australian livestock industries including senior management positions in the corporate, public and private sectors. More recently Michael has focused on problem solving within the live export industry. Michael is a fully qualified veterinarian and has post-graduate qualifications in agricultural economics and animal breeding. He is the owner and managing director of Global Livestock Solutions, a company servicing the livestock industries.Download full CV
Global Livestock Solutions (formerly Professional Agricultural Services Pty Ltd)April 1997 - Present / Brisbane, Queensland
Servicing the livestock industries under the headings of Supply Chain, Food Security, Carbon and Breeding Solutions.
General Manager - Beef Production
Heytesbury Pastoral CompanyApril 1996 - April 1997 / Brisbane, Queensland
Part of executive management team involved in the strategic decision making for the company that consisted of 14 properties running a herd 235,000 head of cattle.
Esperance Land and Development Company (ELD)June 1988 - July 1992 / Esperance, Western Australia
Responsible for the company's livestock run on ten large properties east and west of Esperance in Western Australia. The property ran over 300,000 sheep and 14,000 cattle. The position required skills in livestock marketing, property co-ordination and staff management.
Sales Complex/Feedlot Manager
Anglo- Australian Foods Pty LtdJanuary 1986 - December 1986 / West Kimberley region of Western Australia
Responsible for managing the large Inkata selling complex. The position involved conducting a series of live appraisal sales and managing a pilot-feeding project that utilized feed from the company's irrigation project.