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CURRICULUM VITAE NAME IAIN ADAMSON ADDRESS TALHAO AF 26-10, TEMBWE, CHIMOIO MOZAMBIQUE CONTACT NO. CELL : (+258 82) 0305340 L/LINE : (+258 251) 22808 EMAIL email@example.com DATE OF BIRTH 28 NOVEMBER 1957 PLACE OF BIRTH BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE MARITIAL STATUS MARRIED 4 SEPTEMBER 1982 WENDY MICHELLE NAUDE LANGUAGES ENGLISH, SHONA, AFRIKAANS, BASIC PORTUGUESE. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AEB 'O' LEVEL 1973 - 7 SUBJECTS Fort Victoria High School, Zimbabwe OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Ministry of Agriculture : Animal Health Inspector Diploma 1978 Animal Breeders Co-op : Artificial Insemination 1985 Animal Breeders Co-op : Cattle Management diploma 1985 Senior Course in Sugarcane Agriculture Module I 1987 Senior Course in Sugarcane Agriculture Module II 1989 Price Waterhouse : Cost Control for Managers 1990 CURRICULUM VITAE IAIN ADAMSON Page 2 SPORTING AND OTHER INTERESTS Water sports, Hunting, Fishing, Tennis, Squash EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 2007 To Present Project Manager Valley Irrigation of Southern Africa/ Centre Pivot Irrigation (plc) Responsible for management of 2100ha. Sugar cane development For Tongaat Hulett, Lamego project, Mocambique. Installation And commissioning of complete irrigation infrastructure,from pump stations, water and electrical reticulation to installation and commissioning of 33 centre pivots. Control of large staff contingent, co-ordination of sub-contractors’ activities and liason with consulting engineers. Strong emphasis was on innovation and problem solving in hard conditions. 2003 To Present Managing Director Horticultura Services lda. Chimoio. Mozambique Currently running a multifaceted business, including agricultural project management, survey and farm planning, nursery and landscaping, digital printing and signwriting and property development. 2001 To 2003 Development Manager Companhia De Sena Marromeu Sugar Estate, Mozambique 2 year contract, development of 7500ha of land to flood, centre pivot and dragline irrigation systems. Responsible for bush clearing, construction of dams, roads, canals, drainage systems, land forming and preparation. Control of large staff contingent, including expatriate managers, surveyors, other contractors and extended fleet of heavy plant and construction machinery, including laser guided levelling equipment. 1996 To 2001 Managing Director Inyati Milling Company Chiredzi Started and ran a successful maize milling company, whilst maintaining involvement in agriculture on a consultancy basis.This all coming to an end due to the political situation. CURRICULUM VITAE IAIN ADAMSON Page3 1992 To 1996 General Manager Chiredzi Ranching Company Chiredzi Responsible for all aspects of management of a sugarcane, citrus and mixed farming operation, including irrigation, budgeting, labour and transport control, including a plant hire business. The home farm operation was re designed and entailed the total re-development of 200ha. of flood irrigated sugar cane with updated layouts, canals and water management systems,resulting in top yields in the area for the subsequent 3 seasons . New agricultural developments included 2 x 80ha. centre pivots for sugar cane, from virgin Mopane forest, the first centre pivots used for cane in the country, including sand abstraction pumps, pipe and canal water delivery to the pivots.The upgrade of 100ha. citrus to microjet irrigation and the establishment of a mango orchard.Also responsible for feedlot and butchery, purchasing and feeding cattle for slaughter. Also responsible for development and financial control of operations at Masapas Ranch, part of the Save conservancy, operations being safaris, cattle ranching and cropping. Reference : Mr. P.B. Henning, Managing Director. tel: CURRICULUM VITAE IAIN ADAMSON Page 4 1983 To 1992 Senior Section Manager Tongaat/Hulett Sugar Ltd. Triangle, Zimbabwe Initially engaged as Feedlot Manager, responsible for management of 25 000 head of cattle through the Feedlot per year. In addition to the above, responsible for the control of a section of the Ranch, involving animal husbandry, breeding, grazing management and running of the game section, including building hunting camps, co-ordinating local and international hunts, problem animal and population control. Controlling the abattoir and processing of beef and game meat for the butchery as well as trophy preparation. In November 1986, transferred to the Fields Department as a Trainee Section Manager, then promoted to Section Manager in June 1987, responsible for an area of 450ha. of sugarcane and cotton with a labour force of approximately 200 people. Promoted to Senior Section Manager in June 1990 and became responsible for an area of 650ha. of sugarcane and acted as fields manager in the absence of my immediate superior. During this time was involved in major upgrading of field layouts and irrigation systems in order to maximize production. Left Triangle Limited in June 1992 to take up employment with Chiredzi Ranching Company. Contact References MR ANDRIES BOSCH - AGRICULTURAL DIRECTOR, TRIANGLE LTD TEL: 033 6221 CURRICULUM VITAE IAIN ADAMSON Page 5 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (Continued) 1977 To 1983 Animal Health Inspector - Senior Animal Health Inspector Ministry Of Agriculture Department of Veterinary Services Chiredzi District Started as Animal Health Inspector and was promoted to Senior Animal Health Inspector. Duties and responsibilites included the Vaccination, control in eradication and recognition of disease in Domestic animals/livestock and wildlife. Veterinary fence inspect- Ion and liaisons with Farmers and communal people in rural areas. Quarantining of animals. Veterinary permit procedures for Movement of livestock (foot & mouth control), assistance in theatre (Veterinary Surgeon) and post mortem of animals. Rabies innoculation exercises in communal areas. Eradication of Buffalo in areas where foot and mouth disease was present. Left Ministry of Agriculture to gain experience in feedlot management and cropping. Contact References DR STEWART HARGREAVES, DIRECTOR OF VETERINARY SERVICES : MIN OF AGRIC : ZIMBABWE TEL :(+263 4) 791355 DR PETER TREMBATH, VETERINARY OFFICER, MIN OF AGRIC : ZIMBABWE TEL : (+263 11) 607290 DR COLIN SKINNER, VETERINARY SURGEON, MIN OF AGRIC : ZIMBABWE TEL : (+263 31) 3137 OTHER EXPERIENCE Mechanics Capable of most mechanical jobs, up to overhauling engines and Gearboxes. Building Experienced in construction of residential and industrial buildings.
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