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Jan Vydra

Jan was appointed to the Board in 2019. He is a passionate agribusiness leader and as a first-generation farmer, co-founded Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs in 2008. He holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at Fresh Leaf Farms, which is a cultivator, marketer and innovator of fresh leaf greens for consumers and chefs along the east coast of Australia.

Jan is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, currently completing his GAICD. He studied entrepreneurship at RMIT and undertook his Executive MBA through the Australian Graduate School of Management. He is a previous Nuffield Scholar and a member of the Coles Supermarkets Agronomy Group.

Jan received the Australian Young Farmer of the Year Award in 2011 and the 2016 Rabobank Emerging Leader of the Year Award.