Sam Birrell

CEO - Committee For Greater Shepparton

Sam graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor Applied Science (Agriculture) in 2003.

He worked as a horticultural agronomist in the Goulburn Valley, and from 2008 to 2016, was agronomist with global micro irrigation pioneers Netafim, in which capacity he worked across Australia and New Zealand. In March 2016 Sam was appointed CEO of the Committee for Greater Shepparton.

A lifelong resident of the region, he graduated from the Fairley Leadership program in 2013, and in 2017 graduated with an M.B.A from La Trobe University. He chairs the Latrobe University Shepparton campus regional advisory board.

My Sessions

Regions Rising or Country Crisis?

Remaking HE Zoom

Session 7 Education Minister Dan Tehan will open the session with a response to key questions about the future of regional campuses, followed by a wide-ranging discussion with the panellists. Regional Higher Education institutions have a special place in their communities – as key employers and educators. Why do the best and brightest students still […]

Growth Learning Regional education