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Australian Hemp Innovations company, believes in hemp for its capabilities to produce food, rope, clothing, paper, housing material. The future is looking green, with Australian Hemp Innovations.
 
 

OUR TEAM

Dr Arthur Chrenkoff

Director

Arthur is a highly credentialed
& well respected political professional with16 years’ experience as a policy adviser
in federal politics.
Having worked across a range
of ministerial portfolios, Arthur has an extensive knowledge of policy development, campaigning, government processes, writing & communications. During his time in government Arthur was recognised as the best speech-writer in the Senate.

In the private sector, Arthur has worked as a consultant with many businesses & government clients, specialising in tender & grant applications, research, editing, as well as writing speeches, opinion pieces,
position papers & general submissions.
Arthur has also run two successful blogs & has published a novel. His
opinion pieces have appeared
in “The New York Times”, “The Wall Street Journal’s Online Opinion”, “The New York Observer”, & “The Spectator

Australia” blog. Arthur has a Doctorate in Law from the University of Queensland.
At ASA, Arthur will use his writing skills to meet your communications needs.

Zach Davis - Hancock

Director

Zach has worked as a political strategist for over a decade at local, state & federal levels of government.
He has extensive experience in stakeholder management, policy development, campaigning & market research &
in 2013 Zach won an “American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Award”. Zach has also provided guidance for foreign investors & foreign clients in
attaining work visas & investing in local businesses.

He has a great understanding of running successful social media campaigns & has been employed by both the major & minor parties to
provide guidance in this area.

Until 2015, Zach was employed as a Senior Policy Advisor for then Minister
for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander & Multicultural Affairs, Glen Elmes.
Moving into the private sector, Zach has been a consultant for a number of
not for profit organisations & corporate clients, specialising in market & 
‘opposition’ research & is the Director of Gravis Insights Australia.
At ASA, Zach’s research & campaigns experience will help to better target your interactions with & more effectively reach government & stakeholders.

Andrew McFadyen 

Director of Agronomy

 

Andrew is grower & private agricultural consultant near Lake Cargelligo NSW with more than 17 years agronomy & practical farm management experience.
He is an active member of the grains industry with former roles on the Central East Research Advisory Committee, NSW Farmers Coolah branch & has served on the GRDC northern panel since 2015. He is also a board member & the chair of Grain Orana Alliance.

Johan Tijssen

Director

Kevin Parer

Director

 

After studying Public Policy & Foreign Affairs at University, Kevin has accumulated over 20 years of policy, strategy & communication experience working in senior managerial roles for both government & in the private sector.
In government, Kevin worked for the Brisbane City Council as a Strategy 
& Communication Adviser to then Lord Mayor Campbell Newman. He then worked for the Federal Liberal Party in Canberra & then with federal
Queensland Senator & shadow Minister, Brett Mason.
In the private sector, Kevin is an experienced director, senior manager & consultant. His last role was as the senior government adviser for maritime 
company, BSE Maritime Solutions.
During that time, Kevin was also Vice-President of Queensland Superyacht
Alliance & was on the Board of Directors for Superyacht Australia.
This maritime experience led Kevin to initiate & provide extensive guidance to the Brisbane City Council in creating their ‘BCC Rivers Edge Strategy 2013’. His comprehensive input has seen the Council adopt many
of his proposals for the Brisbane River, including his proposals for revitalising the Southbank mooring facilities, creating flood proof City Cats’
berths, & building public facilities for recreational boat use along the river.
At ASA, Kevin will bring his experience & expertise to help you develop
successful strategies & campaigns in dealings with government.

Joe Muscat 

Director Farming Operations

Having spent more than a decade working on incorporating fibre crops into the rotations on his central Queensland sugar farm, Joe Muscat knew there was still something missing.

The Oakenden farmer had grown kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus), sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea), & industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) to world standards, but wanted to take the product to the next level.