12 January 2021
TFGA are proud to announce that the Board have secured a new CEO to take over from Peter Skillern when he finishes his term at the end of March.
Peter has done a fantastic job over the last six years, he has ensured TFGA is financially sound, well respected and the primary voice for Agriculture in Tasmania.
The new CEO will be John McKew, he was raised on a family farm near Ararat in Victoria. He is very passionate about agriculture and is very excited about coming to work with us in Tasmania. John is an established CEO with extensive experience in the Agricultural sector. He will start with us two weeks before Peter finishes to ensure a smooth transition. John will take interviews when he starts in mid-March.