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Michael Boddington

Managing Director and Lead Consultant

Michael-Boddington-AAC-DirectorMichael Boddington has twenty five years of Agribusiness experience in Asia Pacific Region. He graduated from Roseworthy Agricultural College in 1987 with a Bachelor degree in Science in Agricultural Studies and has a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of New England.

Since 1988 Michael has been highly engaged in the intensive livestock industry. His career began with PIC, the world's largest swine genetics company. At PIC, Michael was an Asian Business Manager for the Pork Chain Project. Michael was involved in the entry of firms into the Chinese market where he developed an understanding of marketing, pricing and distribution in China.

In 2007 Michael founded Asian Agribusiness Consulting as a boutique advisory business specializing in Chinese and Asian agribusiness markets (intensive livestock, food and animal health). Michael has been a lead consultant and project manager of the firms' market research projects, including over forty animal nutrition and health research projects. Michael has also undertaken projects for private equity and institutional investors to assist in identifying potential acquisition targets in China and Asia and he is a frequent expert for the GLG network.

Oliver Ryan

Senior Advisor

Oliver RyanOliver is an Agricultural Scientist with more than 30 years of experience in a variety of senior technical and management roles, principally in Asia and the Pacific, followed by 10 years employment with the International Finance Corporation – the private sector arm of the World Bank. Whilst at the IFC Oliver was responsible for the technical and commercial development due to diligence and supervision of livestock, aquaculture and fish.

Dr Steve McOrist

Technical Consultant

Dr Steve McOristDr Steve McOrist is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for delivering technical support and advice to AAC’s Clients. Dr McOrist has had over 30 years of both practical and theoretical livestock experience in Asia, Australia, Europe and America. He was most recently the Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, prior to that his role was Technical Director of QAF Livestock.

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At Asian Agribusiness Consulting our mission is the promotion and development of agribusiness across Asia. We provide specialist research and consulting services for our clients who have intentions of ratcheting up their presence in Asia be they start-ups companies to blue-chip companies.

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