Andrew Weeks is the Executive Director of Wine Grape Growers Australia. As the Executive Director, his role is to manage the advocacy and services role for winegrape growers in conjunction with the Executive Committee.
Andrew served as the Riverland representative on the WGGA Executive Committee from 2012 – 2015
Andrew has worked in various vineyard management and technical roles and most recently as the Business Manager for Riverland Wine based in Loxton . Prior to this he was the Senior Viticulture Officer with CCW Co-Operative Ltd.
He grew up in the Riverland region, and with a winemaker father he was exposed to the wine industry at a very young age, spending holidays working in Riverland orchards and vineyards. He has a Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree from the University of Adelaide.
A graduate of the wine industry future leaders’ program, Andrew has served on several industry bodies including the Riverland Winegrape Growers Association, the Riverland Wine Industry Development Council, the Regional Reference Panel, and the Riverland Viticulture Technical Group. Married to Lara with two daughters, any spare time is spent riding a mountain-bike along the bush or river trails of the region.
The Executive Director is a non-voting member of the WGGA Executive Committee.
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