Dr. Ian Chivers founded the company in 1988. He has a mind for science and a passion for native Australian grasses. Ian collaborates in research with many government organizations such as the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation and the Australian Research Council, as well as the University of Melbourne, Southern Cross University, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Kings Park Botanic Gardens W.A and Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation.
It is Ian’s love for native Australian grasses, and passion for the environment, that inspires him to selectively breed the best quality native Australian grass seeds. Ian has been featured in many programs, such as ABC Landline, national and local radio stations and countless scientific and industry-specific magazines.