Damien has spent his career learning how to breed, grow and market mungbean. After achieving a Masters in Agronomy and Plant Breeding he spent several years in research, managing pulse agronomy and breeding programs.
In 2001 he moved into the mungbean supply chain managing several cleaning and packing facilities before starting the Australian Mungbean Company in 2006. Damien is Vice President of the AMA (Australian Mungbean Association) and chair of its Research Committee. He farms over 1000 acres in the Callide Valley growing, mungbean, chickpea, wheat and millet.