Ben Rose grew up on his family’s Rising Vineyard in Victoria’s Yarra Valley, and has continued his involvement in wine and viticulture.
He graduated with first class honours in Agricultural Science (BAgSc), before working for major wine companies in technical services, grower services and business management.
During this time Ben also worked in Mexico for CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre) where he undertook literature reviews and field research projects.
Ben established a wine and viticultural consulting business which has been wide ranging from feasibility projects in South Africa, Spain, France and Georgia to reviewing vineyard performance indicators for cooperate businesses and in education.
Ben began his involvement in valuations in 2006, from when he commenced a Graduate Diploma in Property Valuations (GradDipProp). Since that time he has been involved in all facets of rural and agribusiness valuations specialising in wine and viticulture, poultry (egg layer farms including breeder, rearing, commercial egg production and serum production, broiler, pullet and cockerel farms), dairies and cheese operations, market gardens (broad acre, intensive, poly and glass house), flower farms, irrigated farms including cropping, turf production, nurseries (commercial seedling and retail) and fodder operations among others. He has also valued Plant Variety Rights/Plant Breeder Rights, a form of intellectual property.
Ben also undertakes valuations of prestige rural properties (heritage, historic and architectural) and undertakes compensation and advisory work as required. He undertakes work for all the major banks valuation panels, and undertakes valuations for private, insurance, accounting, tax (stamp duty, capital gains and rating) and financial reporting purposes. He works across Australia.
Ben is an Associate Member of the Australia Property Institute (AAPI 63206), a Certified Practicing Valuer – CPV (for all classed of real estate), a business valuer – CPV(Bus) (for going concern valuations and business valuations) and an Accredited Specialist Water Valuer.
Ben is married to another Agricultural Scientist, has two children, is an active CFA Volunteer and was been Captain of his local fire brigade for eight years. He is also on the board of Australian Grape and Wine, and was on the Agricultural Consultative Committee for Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (AgCC ACCC) from its inception for four years.
|Areas of Expertise||Valuation - Business , Valuation - Compensation & Resumption , Valuation - Expert Witness , Valuation - Heritage Properties , Valuation - Nurseries / Orchards , Valuation - Rural and Primary Production , Valuation - Vineyards , Valuation - Water|
|Certifications||Certified Practising Valuer (Business)|