The management team bring together expert knowledge, vision, energy, determination and outstanding management success to determining and implementing the business strategies of Oak Valley Truffles.
Geoff Barrett is the Managing Director and joint founder of Oak Valley Truffles and founder & Manager Director of Watershed Premium Wines Ltd. Previously he was managing partner of the law firm Garton Smith & Barrett, advising in relation to managed investments in forestry, viticulture, wineries and manufacturing. Prior to practicing law he had over 18 years experience in banking and finance, managing several major banking projects, including the development and introduction of automated teller machines.
Geoff has previously lectured in International Taxation Law, International Business Law and Contract Law and tutored in Corporations Law at Curtin University.
Wally Edwards has been involved in the truffle industry since its inception in the Manjimup region. He was founding Managing Director of both The Truffle & Wine Co and Oak Valley Truffles. Wally is a civil engineer and registered builder. He has been a leading cricket administrator for the last 30 years being both Chairman of Cricket Australia and Vice President at the WACA.
He and his wife Kerry own and operate Holman Industries, a business that manufactures and distributes irrigation and plumbing products across Australia and New Zealand. Wally was elected as Chair of Truffle Producers Western Australia in October 2015.