Director, Deputy Chair, Chair of Finance Audit & Risk Committee
41 year old Craig Kestel has been in the aquaculture industry for 9 years as the Managing Director of 888 Abalone in Bremer Bay. Here he has helped turn a struggling abalone farm into a profitable one with a current annual turnover of $4-5m. He brings to the ACWA board practical experience of what is required for success in aquaculture and what poses difficulty for the industry. He has been on the ACWA committee/Board for the past 8 years and is also on the Abalone Growers Association of Australia Committee. Craig holds a business degree and previous business experience in both the logistics and tourism industries.