The McBride Family
The McBride family have been prominent pastoralists in South Australia for over 150 years. Fourth generation pastoralist, Albert James McBride purchased Tolarno Station in 1949. Albert's son, Robert McBride purchased Tolarno in 1997, and purchased the adjoining property, Peppora Station, in the following year. In 2011, Robert purchased Wyoming Station, which adjoins Peppora. Robert, wife Katharine, and children Kate and James continue to run the three properties.
Bachelor of Economics (Accounting), The University of Adelaide
Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Securities Institute of Australia
Associate of the Australian Society, CPA
Director, Australian Wool Growers Association
Member, Wool Carbon Alliance, Australian Wool Innovation
Robert has extensive experience in banking and finance as well as the Australian agricultural industry. As a director of AJ & PA McBride Pty Ltd, he has a wide range of experience working on South Australian and New South Wales properties, in all areas of the business. With a commitment to returning Australian wool to its prominent position, Robert is concerned with the whole production chain, including processing and promotion.