Farmarco Professional Biographies

Robert Imray - Managing Director

Robert brings over 30 years of experience in commodity market analysis and insight; a demonstrated track record in price forecasting and market opinions; and in particular, expertise in managing fluctuations in commodity prices, foreign exchange and basis (techniques, strategy and tactics around managing soft commodity price risk) and in operation risk (policy, process, reporting, etc).

Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (double major in Marketing and Applied Finance), a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business (International Business), Robert has been involved in grains, cotton and oilseeds at Farmarco since 1996, and is currently Managing Director.

While Rob grew up in family broad acre farming and grazing operations, he started his commodity price risk management career in the sugar industry where he was part of a small team that managed sugar pricing, foreign exchange, corporate borrowings and money market operations within the National Pool.

Rob is also a Director of ‘Cotton Compass’, an analytical publication focused on Australia and S.E. Asia, past president of Queensland Agricultural Merchants Inc. and a Director of Grain Trade Australia.

James Greenwood - Broker/Advisor

James has been involved in Agribusiness since 2004, originally in agribusiness banking with NAB and then with various contract banking roles in the UK. James’s involvement in commodity pricing and marketing began in 2011 with roles with Queensland Cotton (Olam) in Southern Queensland and Wilmar Sugar in North Queensland before joining Farmarco in 2018.

Growing up on a sugar cane farm in Proserpine, James has an affinity with primary producers and is committed to bringing excellent client service. James holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce (Accounting) and a Masters’ of Applied Finance (Risk Management and Financial Markets) and is authorised to provide advice on derivative and foreign exchange products.

Sara Dolley - Compliance Administrator/Financial Controller

Sara is a Company Representative and draws on over 10 years of experience, having been with Farmarco since 2001. As well as her compliance roles, Sara is responsible for all of the company’s accounting procedures. She has previous experience in the insurance and superannuation industry.

Sara is currently the Administration Officer and Compliance Officer at Farmarco and plays an important support role to the business.

Contact Farmarco regarding these Professional Biographies.

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