John is the Managing Director of Integrated Animal Production Pty Ltd which he founded in December 1997.
The business provides consultancy services to beef, dairy and swine industries within Australia as well as South Africa, Indonesia, the USA and Argentina.
John's primary focus is within the feedlot industry.
John was raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA and following undergraduate studies in Biology (Texas Lutheran College), completed a Masters in Nutrition (University of Arizona) and, after several years within the industry, he returned to complete veterinarian studies (Tuskegee Institute, School of Veterinarian Medicine, Tuskegee, AL).
While practicing veterinary medicine he obtained his PhD in Nutrition in 1989 (Texas A & M University).
After broad experiences in feedmill management, nutritional consultancy and as a practicing Veterinarian in the USA, John
moved to Australia in 1993.
Aside from consultancy John
has a keen interest in research and education.
He has served as Adjunct Associate Professor at the Queensland School of Veterinary Medicine (2002) and contributes to the University of Queensland's School of Animal Science with an animal industry lecture series.
is a permanent resident of Australia he
involvement in the family goat and beef ranch in Texas.