Our People
Antony Coote AM, MBA

Tony Coote founded The Mulloon Institute (TMI). After an extensive review of agricultural landscape regeneration across Australia and the world Tony launched TMI in 2011 with the bequest of Mulloon Creek Natural Farms for the continuation of long-term research and demonstration in perpetuity.  Tony passed away in August 2018.

The Hon. Gary Nairn AO

After 25 years in the spatial science industry, Gary Nairn was elected as the Federal Member for Eden-Monaro in 1996 and served for 12 years. Gary was appointed Chairman of The Mulloon Institute in January 2016 following a number of years as a member of its Advisory Council.

Charles Cupit

Charles Cupit is a director of Bedford CA, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia. He joined Bedford CA (then Bedford Titley) in 1996 and has been a director since 2002. Charles specialises in providing taxation and business advice to SME’s.

Peter Andrews OAM
Natural Sequence Farming

Recognised as the “architect” of Natural Sequence Farming, Peter has demonstrated his unique insights into landscape functionality on sites around Australia and overseas.

Peter Hazell
Landscape Planner

Peter has gained 15 years’ experience in the development and delivery of landscape rehydration through work in the public and private sector and in the implementation of the Mulloon Community Landscape Rehydration Project. Peter has specialist skills in education and regulatory approvals. Peter will provide on ground advice and prepare Landscape Rehydration Plans.

Luke Peel
Monitoring Advisor

Luke has extensive experience in spatial data collection and analysis for land management in Australia and the South Pacific. Luke has well developed skills in the assessment, monitoring and reporting of landscape rehydration projects through coordination of research with The Mulloon Institute. Luke will provide advise on spatial data and assess monitoring requirements.

Cam Wilson
Design and Education

Cam has extensive on ground experience in the planning, development and delivery of landscape rehydration projects at the local and catchment scale. Cam also has specialist skills in the development and delivery of landscape rehydration education in practical workshop settings. Cam will provide on ground advice, prepare Landscape Rehydration Plans and supervise on ground contractors.

Kelly Thorburn
Communications & Marketing

Kelly is a communications and media professional who has worked extensively in natural resource management, most recently in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt. With over 15 years experience, Kelly specialises in graphic design, social media, photography and written communications. She will oversee communications and marketing for MCCC.

Carolyn Hall
General Manager

Carolyn has over 20 years’ experience in environmental consultancy with recent experience in ecological restoration and wetland management. Carolyn will oversee the delivery of consultancy, contracting and certifying services by the MCCC team.