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

Managing Director

With tertiary qualifications in Agricultural Management, Geoff has more than 30 years’ experience in executive recruitment, HR consulting and project management. As Director of The Lucas Group, 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

Senior Consultant

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.

Adam Williams

Office 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.

Grace Marryat

Marketing Manager

An all-rounder Grace grew up in primary production, has a background working for a rural & regional parliamentarian, 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.

Brodie Mchugh

Senior Consultant

Degree qualified in human resources; Brodie joined our team with a background in generalist HR services. He brings a passion for the agricultural and associated industries to his role at The Lucas Group, grown from his regional upbringing. Brodie works actively across a variety of HR projects, providing specialist agribusiness advice.

James Trowbridge

Senior Consultant

James brings exceptional farm and agribusiness experience to The Lucas Group team. He spent his formative years on-farm developing an appreciation for, and understanding of, the agricultural industry and the people employed within it. James also holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Business from Marcus Oldham College.

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