Kerry is the foundation President of the Australian Institute of Ecological Agriculture Cooperative Ltd. Prior to that he was President of its forerunner – the Australian Institute of Ecological Agriculture – for 7 years.
He was Course Coordinator of the Bachelor of Ecological Agriculture at Charles Sturt University for 15 years and he still teaches into the Masters course in Sustainable Agriculture on the CSU Orange campus. As well he assisted in the design of the Bachelor of Agroecology degree program starting shortly at Thurgoona campus near Albury. His academic field of interest is human ecology.
Kerry was the foundation President of the Spirituality, Leadership & Management Network (SLaM) a position he served for several years from 2000-2005. During this time he set up the Journal of SLaM and convened two international conferences and helped members in the ACT, Qld, Vic and WA to establish their own conferences.
Prior to work in academia Kerry was employed with the ABC for 6 years as a rural reporter based at 2CR Orange. Kerry grew up on a dairy farm at Candelo N.S.W., and now lives in Orange, NSW. He is married to Helen and has three grown up children. His passion, outside the family, is one of promoting an ecological approach to life as a key strategy in mitigating against climate change.