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CV and Professional Data

TEACHING HISTORY

Detailed teaching and knowledge sharing history.

2016 – May – Gippsland Permaculture Convergence – 55 students tutored, 1 day, Permaculture  Convergence and networking, apart of international Permaculture Day – Glengarry VIC –

2016 – February – King Island NRM – 22 students tutored, 2 day, 16 hour Introduction to Permaculture – King Island TAS – Ana Pimenta NRM TAS

2015 – August – Gippsland Free Range – 15 students tutored, 12 day, 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate – Glengarry Vic – Ellis Farm with Matt Kilby, Gerhard Grasser

2015 – June The Hungry Spirit NSW – 14 students tutored, 2 day, 16 hour Intro to Permaculture- Lighting Ridge NSW

2015- April to June- Permaculture eXchange ACT – 28 students tutored, 12 day, 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate – Caroola Farm NSW with John Champagne – Penny Kothe – Martin Royds and Colin McLean.

2014 – November Permaculture eXchange NSW – 14 students tutored, 2 day, 16 hour Introduction to Permaculture design. Caroola Farm, Mulloon NSW.

2014 – November – Gippsland Free Range VIC – 24 students tutored, 2 day, 16 hour Introduction to Permaculture design. Gippsland Free Range.

2013 – November – Permaculture eXchange ACT- 22 students tutored, 2 day, 16 hour Introduction to Permaculture design.

2013 – September – Permaculture Research Institute of Australia – 12 students tutored, 5 day, 40 hour business & design course in Permaculture design.

2013 – June to July – Permaculture eXchange ACT – 10 students tutored, 12 day, 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate – Lanyon ACT with Dan Harris-Pascal and Colin McLean.

2013 – May – Permaculture Research Institute of Australia – 10 students tutored, 5 day, 40 hour business & design course in Permaculture design.

2013 – May – Permaculture eXchange Canberra ACT– 12 students tutored, 2 day, 16 hour Introduction to Permaculture – , with Dan Harris-Pascal and Colin McLean

2012 – November – Permaculture eXchange Bredbo NSW – 12 students tutored, 2 day, 16 hour Permaculture Earthworks & Water Harvesting Practicum -with Martyn Noakes
2012 – September to October – Permaculture eXchange ACT – 20 students tutored, 12 day, 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate – Lanyon ACT with Martyn Noakes
2012 – February – Permaculture Research Institute Australia – 22 students tutored, 5 day, 40 hour business & design course in Permaculture design

2011 – October – Permaculture Research Institute Australia – 19 students tutored, 5 day, 40 hour business & design course in Permaculture design

2011 – June – Permaculture Research Institute Australia – 26 students tutored. 5 day, 40 hour business & design course in Permaculture design

2011 – January – Permaculture Research Institute Australia – 17 students tutored, 5 day, 40 hour business & design course in Permaculture design

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

2008 – Current : Principal Consultant, Nick Huggins Group Pty Ltd – Tarago NSW. (Nick Huggins Group Pty Ltd)
Freelance consultant on Permaculture and land planning. Privately contracting to other sustainable consulting businesses. Project management, estimation, documentation & contracts administration on Permaculture design projects in Australia and internationally. Professional Permaculture design services, consultation and site development, and implementation on the ground. Comprehensive budget and profit projections in tailored reports for a wide spectrum of clients.

2012 – Current: Farm Manager – Mulloon Farm Pty Ltd – Mulloon NSW.
Holistic Grazing Management, Future farm planning. Infrastructure design and management. Enterprise research and implementation.

logo12012 – 2015 : Founding Member & Past President: Permaculture eXchange Incorporated
Providing education & information about Permaculture to the wider community of southern NSW and ACT. Permaculture eXchange provides world-class education in Permaculture and regenerative agriculture. Our unique, best-practice courses and workshops give the skills and confidence to create permanently sustainable systems.  www.permacultureexchange.org.au

Screen Shot 2016-05-05 at 8.42.49 PM2012 – Current: Managing Director, Jacmarall Farm Pty Ltd – Tarago NSW.
Production of quality, fair food, reconnecting consumers to farm produce and inspiring young farmers. Commitment to restore local community health, respect and trust between farm, environment and consumers. www.jacmarallfarm.com.au

NICK-EMAIL-LOGO2012 – current: Managing Director, Permaculture Business World Pty Ltd (PBW Consultants) – Permaculture Business Development & Farm Consultation – Tarago NSW. Providing business education & information to the Permaculture community worldwide. Mentoring and guiding self-starting Permaculture business people on proven methods of ethical business practices for an abundant career while growing Permaculture and greening the financial desert. Project management, estimation, documentation & contracts administration on Permaculture design projects. Senior consultant on farming design.

Screen Shot 2016-05-08 at 9.29.07 AM2010 – 2014: Project Management & Business Development, Global Land Repair Pty Ltd – Permaculture & Land Planning – Fyshwick ACT.
Project management, estimation, documentation & contracts administration on Permaculture projects. Senior consultant on regenerative farming design. Freelance consultant on Permaculture and land planning.

2010 – 2013: Project Management & Business Development, MB Equine Services – Permaculture & Land Planning – Tarago NSW.
Project management, estimation, documentation & contracts administration on Permaculture equine design projects. Senior consultant on equine farming design.

Screen Shot 2016-05-08 at 9.32.12 AM2010 – Current : Project Management, Permaculture Sustainable Consulting Pty Ltd – Permaculture & Land Planning – The Channon NSW. Project management, estimation, documentation & contracts administration on Permaculture design projects in Australia and internationally. Professional Permaculture design services, consultation and site development and implementation on the ground. Comprehensive budget and profit projections in tailored reports for a wide spectrum of clients.

Screen Shot 2016-05-08 at 9.44.59 AM2003 – 2008: Managing Director, NLH Design Pty Ltd – Landscape Design & Construction. Burleigh Heads, QLD.
Managing Director and business owner of a large multi discipline landscape business in South East Queensland.

2000 – 2003, Sole Proprietor, Nicholas Huggins Landscapes, Burleigh Heads QLD.
The year 2000 saw the creation of a high-end landscape business servicing the Gold Coast. This business was foundation to NLH Design Pty Ltd.

1998 – 2000, Professional Beach Life Guard, Gold Coast City Council, Queensland.
Professional Lifeguard on Gold Coast beaches.

1997 – 1998: Landscaper, Lakes Landscapes Pty Ltd, Lakes Entrance, Victoria
Managing maintenance contracts to the East Gippsland Shire Council.

 

SELF EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE SEEKING

2016 – Holistic Management – Graeme Hand & Mark Gardner – Mulloon Institute NSW.

2011 – 2012: Holistic Management – George Gundry (Result Rewards) Willeroo NSW. Western Tafe Dubbo NSW

2010 – January: Permaculture Internship – Geoff & Nadia Lawton Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, Zaytuna Farm, The Channon NSW.PRI Intern Cert PRI Intern Letter

2009 November: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) – Geoff & Nadia Lawton Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, Zaytuna Farm, The Channon NSW.PDC Cert – Nick Huggins

1999 – 2001: Diploma of Horticulture – Australian Institute Horticulture- Mr John O’Donohue – Burleigh Heads, Queensland

1998 – 1999: Certificate of Landscape Design – Australian Institute Horticulture- Mr John O’Donohue – Burleigh Heads, Queensland

1992 – 1997: VCE (Victorian Cert Education) Nagle College, Bairnsdale, Victoria

1988 – 1991: Primary School Education – Lakes Entrance Primary School – Lakes Entrance, Victoria.

Education History Short Course

2010 November – Local Farms & Communities – Joel Salatin – RegenAg Education, Milkwood Permaculture, Mulloon Creek NSW.
2010 October – Keyline Design Course – Darren J Doherty – RegenAg Education, Milkwood Permaculture, Mudgee NSW.
2010 – Permaculture Earthworks Course – Geoff & Nadia Lawton Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, Zaytuna Farm, The Channon NSW.
2010 – International Aid Worker Course – Geoff & Nadia Lawton Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, Zaytuna Farm, The Channon NSW.
2010 – Permaculture Teacher Training Course – Geoff & Nadia Lawton Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, Zaytuna Farm, The Channon NSW.
2010 – Soil Biology & Composting Course – Paul Taylor – Trust Nature Pty Ltd Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, Zaytuna Farm, The Channon NSW.

 

COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Community & Volunteer Work
2013 + Community involvement with Mulloon Community Landscape Rehydration Project
2015 + Member of the South East Producers Association (SCPA). NSW
2012 – 2014 – Founding Member and President of Permaculture Exchange Inc NSW
2013 + Founding Member of Permaculture Exchange Inc (NSW) Community talks and engagements
2013 + Volunteer with Urban Agriculture Australia (ACT) – Community talks and engagements –
2012 + Volunteer with Canberra City Farm (CCF) – Community talks and engagements –
2012 + Secretary/Member – Tarago & District Landcare Group, NSW
1999 – 2010 – Volunteer Patrol Captain – North Burleigh Surf Lifesaving Club, Queensland.
1995 – 1999 – Junior Club Captain – Lakes Entrance Surf Lifesaving Club, Victoria

PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2012 – November – Global Land Repair – Gippsland Field Day Guest speaker with Ben Falloon (Taranki Farm Vic) and Gerhard Grasser ( agriculturalsolutions.com.au ) Also Matt Kilby (Man of 1000 trees) on Sustainable Farming
2013 – September – South Coast Producers Accocation (SCPA) – South Coast Field Days Guest speaker with Cam Wilson and Rob Fenton on Sustainable Farming
2013 + Permaculture Exchange Inc – NSW – Many small speaking engagements from small backyard farming to broadacre grazing.
2013 – September/October – Floriade (ACT Gov Australia) 4 talks per week over 4 weeks on sustainable farming and urban agriculture – Delivered to over 400 people over the 4 weeks.Partnership with (UAA) Urban Agriculture Australia, Permaculture Exchange & City Farms Canberra
2014 – September/October – Floriade (ACT Gov Australia) 2 talks per week over 4 weeks on sustainable farming and urban agriculture – Delivered to over 300 people over the 4 weeks. Partnership with (UAA) Urban Agriculture Australia, Permaculture Exchange & City Farms Canberra
2015 – September -South Coast Field Days – SCPA NSW Presentation topic (Linking Soil, Plant, Animal health to Human Health. Panel facilitator with guest speakers: Robert Gourlay www.phion.com.au , Martin Royds – Jillamatong Beef NSW, Luke Peel – Mulloon Institute NSW. A one day presentation to an audience of 100+.

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