Board of Directors

Ian D Ferrier AM, CA
Non-executive Director since November 20, 1991

Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and Chairman of BRI Ferrier. In this capacity, he has gained extensive experience in the management and administration of both private and public companies at all levels. He is presently Chairman of InvoCare Limited and Goodman Management Limited and a Director of Reckon Limited and Energy One Limited.

Neil McGuigan
Chief Executive Officer
Director since 21 July 2010    

Neil was previously the General Manager of Production and Wine Supply at Australian Vintage Ltd.  He was appointed as a director and as the CEO on 21 July 2010.  Neil has over 27 years’ experience in the wine industry.  He previously worked at the then privately owned Briar Ridge before leaving in 2000 to run Rothbury Estate and its satellites in the Upper Hunter, Cowra and Mudgee for the Foster's Group

Brian J McGuigan AM
Non-Executive Director
Executive Director from 20 November 1991 to 31 December 2007.
Non-executive director from 1 January 2008.

Over 45 years’ experience in the wine industry.  Formerly Managing Director of Wyndham Estate Wines Ltd then of Australian Vintage Ltd. He is currently on the Membership Committee of the Winemakers Federation of Australia, a Director of Hunter Wine Country Private Irrigation District as well as the Chairman and Director of a number of private companies.

Perry R Gunner B. Ag. Sc, Grad. Dip, Bus. Admin
Non-Executive Director since 28 June 2002

Over 30 years’ experience in the Wine Industry. Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orlando Wyndham Group Pty Ltd. Chairman of Freedom Nutritional Products Ltd and Deputy Chairman of A2 Corporation Ltd (N.Z.).  Chairman of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee and Remuneration Committee.


Richard Davis B. Ec
Non-Executive Director since 5 May 2009.

Chairman of Monash IVF Group Limited.  Director (and previously CEO) of InvoCare Limited where he previously spent almost 20 years growing and managing the business.  Former accounting partner for a national accounting firm.  Chairman of the Audit Committee.