David McLean

David McLean

As RCS’ Chief of Delivery, David McLean specialises in ensuring that people have the knowledge, support and inspiration to perform at their best in agriculture.  He provides a refreshing combination of hands-on experience, technical knowledge, facilitation skills and high-level analysis.   

David originates from fifth-generation sheep and cattle grazing family from south-west Queensland, Australia. He received first class honours in a Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Rural Technology and holds a Cert. IV in Training and Assessment along with training and extensive research in facilitation, communication, ecology, production systems and business analysis.   

He started his association with RCS as a client on a large time-control-grazing property between Richmond and Croydon in north Queensland. During this time, he was involved in all aspects of managing the intensive grazing business, along with agistment enterprises on properties ranging from Georgetown to Boulia.  

After working at a practical level with principles promoted by RCS, David started full time work as a professional advisor and educator with the company in 2007.  Now Chief of Delivery, David is leading a devoted team of professionals as they work with producers across Australia. 

David’s background, combined with his professional approach, has led him to become a highly sought-after presenter and advisor across Australia.  He delivers the full suite of RCS education programs including Farming & GrazingforProfit and ExecutiveLink® facilitation.  He also provides on-farm and remote one-on-one work with businesses across Australia.  

David’s specialties include:

  • Benchmarking
  • Broadacre Cropping
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Planning
  • Communication
  • Ecology
  • Grazing Management (including Grazing Charts)
  • Livestock Breeding
  • Livestock Trading
  • MaiaGrazing
  • Managing Teams (HR)
  • Mapping Software
  • Off Farm Investment
  • Organics
  • Pastures
  • Property Development and Planning
  • Reproduction
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Ruminant Nutrition
  • Soil Carbon, Land Management Strategies
  • Soil Health
  • Strategic Planning
  • Succession and Continuity Planning
  • Visions and Goals
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