About Us

Australia’s Primary Production & Agriculture Recruitment Specialists

Since 1990, The Lucas Group has been providing solutions to support our clients in recruiting the right people for the right jobs across Australian food and fibre production.

We provide executive search, recruitment, and human resource consulting across agriculture, horticulture, viticulture, and everything in between.

Our team has unique insight and understanding of agribusiness and rural jobs across Australia, and meaningful industry insight to every project.

We’re passionate about the continued prosperity of agriculture in Australia and our workforce. If it involves your people, you need our people.

Our Difference

Strategic Advertising

We’re not running a “set and forget” operation. We search for candidates through multiple databases, directly contacting potential candidates, and strategically placing digital advertising for best results.

Dynamic Search Processes

We undertake an intensive dual search process. For each project we contact possible candidates directly while also promoting the position to our extensive networks.

Extensive Networks

Our recruitment promotions are seen by over 300,000 people globally each month.

Active Engagement

We commit to actively engaging with you throughout the process, providing insight, advice, and guidance to ensure a successful appointment.

Certainty & Commitment

We offer certainty and commitment throughout all our specialist HR services, placing a high value on building and maintaining our client and candidate relationships.

Our Team

Our team has first-hand insight and experience through the Australian agricultural industry.
We live ag, so we know ag.

Geoff Lucas

Executive Director

Qualified in Agricultural Management, Geoff has more than 30 years of experience in executive recruitment, HR consulting and project management. Geoff is also an Agribusiness Representative for the Industry Skills Council of SA and a member of the SA State Council for Agribusiness Australia.

Tom Lucas

Managing Director

Gaining experience in production-based roles and through tertiary qualifications in Agricultural Business Management, Tom was a Trading Manager involved with cereal and pulse trading. In his role at The Lucas Group, Tom works actively on projects, providing specialist advice to clients across Australia and New Zealand.

Brodie McHugh

General Manager

Growing up in regional South Australia, Brodie has had an affiliation with agriculture since an early age. With a background in Human Resources and Leadership and Management studies, Brodie has a passion for helping clients with various HR needs across rural and executive agribusinesses.

Grace Marryat

Marketing Manager

Grace grew up in primary production and has a background working for rural & regional businesses. She executes brand development and strategy for farmgate businesses and has a keen interest in food security. Her strategic advice and bevy of knowledge leads our promotional campaigns for projects and ensures our network growth.

Adam Williams

Systems Manager

After completing tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Adam began his career in a generalist role in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. Adam’s understanding of this stage of the agribusiness supply chain brings further knowledge of the agricultural industry to our team.

Charlton Manning

Recruitment Consultant

Charlton grew up on a family farm in Tintinara, then moved to Murray Bridge. He currently works as a consultant while completing dual psychology and Human Resources degrees.

Claudia Marciano

Associate Consultant

Claudia brings exceptional customer service and administration experience to The Lucas Group team. She has a passion for building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and candidates and enjoys learning and taking on new challenges.

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