TAA CV -  W. Alasdair Wyllie

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1946 TAA Member No: 2102
Contact Address: 1146 Chemin de Noalhac, 82290 Lacourt St Pierre, France Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: Mobile Phone No: +33 685 95 25 41
Email Address: aw@aw-landconsult.com Personal Webpage: http://www.aw-landconsult.com
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
2016-Present Agricultural Adviser Government of Tristan da Cunha Tristan de Cunha Appraisal, guidance and advocacy on cattle, sheep, pastures, potatoes, vegetables + fruit
2006 - 15 Managing Director Saint Louis France Project design, marketing, implementation & evaluation on de-luxe ecotourism project & consultancy.
2002 - 06 Estate Manager Jersey, Belgium, France Developments, maintenance and trouble-shooting / problem solving on 3 estates. Forestry, fruit, drainage, lake management, mechanisation, irrigation.
1988 - 2002 Self employed /Managing Director Water-Tech Scotland Developed rural engineering company specialising in rural water supplies, forest road bridges, innovative development & water treatment.
2000 Project Manager DFID / IFRC Georgia Short-term relief-to-development project in remote area: infrastructure surveys & needs assessments, designed follow-up project to address problems in infrastructure, training & sustainability
1984 - 88 Estates Manager Private employer Saudi Arabia Development of 4 farms, including plantation crops, rose oil, vegetables, fruit and livestock. Development small port & desalination plant. In-house farm project appraisal work internationally.
1982 - 84 Senior Farms Manager Serge Island Dairies / CDC Jamaica Managed 4 x 500-cow dairies, young-stock farm and calf station. Systems development, training.
1979 - 82 Development Manager Hendrickson Consultants / National Livestock Development Programme Yemen Developed pioneer dairying in highland Yemen: building design, construction, forage crop mechanisation, conservation, cattle selection, staff training, marketing, extension services.
1976 -79 Farm Project Manager RAK Government UAE Development of model dairy farm in extreme conditions. Pioneered irrigated forage production. Building design/construction, mechanisation, marketing.
1975 - 76 Farm Project Dev Manager Government of Oman Oman Technical & admin support on new enterprises. Mechanisation. Training. Systems development.
1974 - 75 General Manager Orton Estate Scotland Planning & operations for cereals, beef cattle, root crops, forestry. Eco-tourism. B
1969 - 74 Farms Manager W&JB Eastwood Ltd Scotland Operations on six farms (cereals, roots, dairy; grass-drying, 3 million poultry.
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Agriculture / Project Management / Environment / Ecotourism
Subsidiary fields: Monitoring & Evaluation, Farm Management, Farming Systems, Livestock, Project Management, Project Preparation / Appraisal, Rural Development, Rural Infrastructure, Training & Training Needs, Water Supplies (Rural),
Higher education: Royal Agricultural College 1966 68 NDA, MRAC Chartered Environmentalist CEnv Rural Engineer IEng, MIAgrE
Countries worked in:  Belgium, Brazil, England, France, Georgia, Jamaica, Jersey, Oman, Philippines, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Tristan da Cunha, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Languages: English (mother tongue); French (fluent); Arabic (basic)
   
Last Updated: 21/08/2017