NEW NSW Wine EO appointed

NEW NSW Wine EO appointed

NSW Wine is pleased to announce that Mr Matthew Jessop has been appointed as our new Executive Officer.

An extensive search over the last couple of months revealed a substantial and very high-quality field of applicants. NSW Wine is grateful to all the applicants for their interest in this crucial position.

Matthew Jessop has a background in international trade, business and industry development and is the co-owner of a small family wine business in NSW.

Matthew has an extensive experience within the NSW government including the NSW Department of trade and investment, NSW treasury, NSW dept of Industry and has successes in managing multinational trade and investment teams in Asia and the Middle East. He has most recently been an associate director of Tech Central and has strong background in project initiation, management, and delivery. 

We are confident that Matthew’s passion for the wine industry and his demonstrated past achievements, commitment, and vision will continue to take the NSW wine industry forward.

We are looking forward to Matthew taking on the role and we again thank Angus Barnes for his dedication, commitment and service to the association and the NSW wine industry over many years and wish him all success in his future endeavours.

NSW Wine Industry Partners

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