Our CEO and executive management team


Andreas Clark – Chief Executive Officer
Andreas Clark – Chief Executive Officer

Andreas has led Wine Australia since its inception on 1 July 2014. Prior to that, he held a number of senior management roles with the former Wine Australia Corporation.

Before joining the wine sector, Andreas served as a diplomat with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra and Brunei and has also worked as a lawyer in private practice and in-house with an ASX-listed company.

He holds a Master of Laws from the Australian National University and Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) from Flinders University and is admitted to practice in South Australia. He has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia and the Authentic Leadership Program at Harvard University.

Peter Bailey – Manager, Market Insights
Peter Bailey – Manager, Market Insights

As Manager, Market Insights, Peter leads a team that keeps the Australian wine sector informed through the collection, presentation and dissemination of global wine sector insights. 

Peter joined Wine Australia as Senior Analyst in 2006 and was promoted to the senior management team in 2010. 

Prior to joining the wine sector he spent a decade in the Australian energy industry, his last role being Manager, Commercial Analysis at Origin Energy.

He holds a Bachelor of Applied Economics and a Bachelor of Business (Honours EF) from University of South Australia and has also completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Stuart Barclay – General Manager, Marketing
Stuart Barclay – General Manager, Marketing

Stuart joined Wine Australia in November 2014 and as General Manager, Marketing he has responsibility for Wine Australia promotional activities domestically and internationally. Stuart has more than 18 years’ experience in the wine sector in the UK and Australia, including 10 years’ experience managing buying, wine production, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing channels for the Cellarmasters Group and Woolworths Liquor Group.

Steve Guy – General Manager, Market Access
Steve Guy – General Manager, Market Access

After graduating in 1984 from South Australia’s Roseworthy Agricultural College with an oenology degree, Steve worked for several of Australia’s largest wine companies in roles that include Chemist, Quality Manager and Regional Winemaker. Steve was appointed Compliance Manager with the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation, now Wine Australia, in September 2000. Steve’s responsibilities were extended in 2005 to encompass Wine Australia's contribution to Australia’s market access initiatives.

Steve also holds a degree in pure mathematics from the University of Adelaide, a Diploma in Wine Law from the University of Champagne-Ardenne and an MBA from La Trobe University.

He has participated in Australian wine sector committees and working groups, and is Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee for FIVS-ABRIDGE and co-Chair of the FIVS Market Access Group.

Kate Harvey – General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Strategy
Kate Harvey – General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Strategy

As General Manager, Corporate Affairs and Strategy, Kate has responsibility for Wine Australia's strategy development and execution, external engagement and internal communications.

Kate was previously General Manager, Research, Development and Extension at Wine Australia and General Manager at the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC). Before joining GWRDC, one of Wine Australia's two predecessor organisations, Kate held senior positions at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. She has also worked in the government and corporate sectors.

Kate holds an Honours degree in politics from the University of Adelaide and a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration from the University of South Australia. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Brett Murphy – Program Manager, Export and Regional Wine Support Package
Brett Murphy – Program Manager, Export and Regional Wine Support Package

Brett joined Wine Australia in 2017 and is responsible for managing the delivery of the $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package.

Brett’s area of expertise is portfolio, program and project management. Brett spent 13 years in the Australian energy industry prior to joining the wine sector, working for APA Group and Electra Net. His roles involved managing the governance and delivery teams for a range of significant infrastructure, business transformation and IT programs.

Brett holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Information Systems from the University of South Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Commerce from the same institution. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Project Management.

Rachel Triggs – General Counsel
Rachel Triggs – General Counsel

Rachel delivers legal, risk management and strategic support across all business units and assumes responsibility for Wine Australia’s regulatory function including the management of the label integrity program and maintenance of the Register of Geographical Indications and Other Terms.

Prior to joining Wine Australia, Rachel worked as a corporate lawyer specialising in wine law.  Rachel has a Bachelor of Science (Jurisprudence) majoring in genetics and biochemistry, a Masters in Oenology and a Bachelor of Law (University of Adelaide), a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, and a Diploma of European Wine Law (University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne). In 2014, she co-authored a wine law text book, Global Wine Regulation.

Before completing her Law degree, Rachel worked as a winemaker in the Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley, Oregon and Tuscany.

Dr Liz Waters – General Manager, Research Development and Extension
Dr Liz Waters – General Manager, Research Development and Extension

Liz has responsibility for Wine Australia's research, development and extension programs, working in collaboration with diverse research providers to deliver short- and long-term value for the Australian grape and wine community and to help the sector achieve sustained prosperity.

Liz was previously Senior RD&E Program Manager at the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC), one of Wine Australia's two predecessor organisations. Prior to joining GWRDC in 2011, Liz held senior research positions at The Australian Wine Research Institute and the Cooperative Research Centre for Viticulture and is internationally recognised as a leader in grape and wine research.

Liz has a PhD in Wine Science from the University of Adelaide and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Steven Weinert –  General Manager, Corporate Services
Steven Weinert – General Manager, Corporate Services

As Wine Australia's General Manager, Corporate Services, Steven has responsibility for all corporate services, financial, information technology and human resource functions as well as performing company secretarial duties. Prior to joining Wine Australia, Steven worked in senior finance and operational roles for a diverse range of corporate entities, ranging from the Port Adelaide Football Club to the Jeffries Group, and over 10 years in a number of different roles with Pernod Ricard.

Steven is a Masters qualified Fellow of CPA Australia and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.