Our committee

Michael Gleeson


Aus Potatoes


Mick was General Manager for Melcann Ltd Agriculture Division 1984 to 1993. Mick oversaw the operation of 2 grain mills and developed markets for grains and pulses throughout Asia and Middle East. Mick has more than 30 years’ experience in agriculture with strong connections in the industry.

General Manager Southern Cross Grains 1993 to 2007 overseeing the operation of 2 grain mills and developed markets in Asia, Libya, Yemen and Arabian Peninsula.

Mick has sat on several advisory committees of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the GIWA Oat Council 2006-2020. He was formerly President of Melbourne Corn Exchange and Victorian Farmers Federation, Geelong Branch.

Mick was the Executive Director of UniGrain Pty Ltd 2007 to 2020 and instrumental in establishing two major oats mills in Victoria and Western Australia – He has further developed international markets for processed oat products as a downstream add on. Mick is a Representative of UniGrain Pty Ltd Asia form 2020 onwards and being is the Managing Director of AustPotatoes Pty Ltd 2020 until now and based in Ha Noi, Vietnam.