Shane joined AGR in 2014 and focuses on the management of new investment opportunities. He has expertise in agribusiness development and legal counseling. Shane previously worked with Nestlé’s global agriculture team, the International Food & Agribusiness Management Association, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture. His responsibilities included business planning, acquisition and growth funding, marketing, and international expansion. Prior to this, Shane was the Head of Legal, Risk & Governance for an Australian agribusiness involved in the production of beef cattle, organic chicken and feed grains. Shane began his career as a lawyer in Europe and Australia facilitating legal transactions for banks, private equity firms, and agri-food companies. He graduated from the University of Adelaide in Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (with honors). Shane earned his Executive MBA from HEC Paris. He was raised on a grain farm in South Australia. He lives in Visalia, California with his wife and their three children.