Brendan grew up on a cattle station in the Mt Coolon district, did his schooling in Collinsville and Bowen and then undertook a cadetship in valuation with the Queensland Government where he earned a Bachelor of Business (Property).
He has worked throughout Queensland in the public sector, and also in agriculture and mining industries. For the six years prior to joining Reef Catchments he worked in natural resource management areas. Together with his partner he owns a small farm north of Proserpine.
Brendan leads the delivery of Reef Catchments’ on-ground riverine restoration projects.