Richard Perkins - Market Check Team

Richard Perkins

General Manager - Business Development, Advisory & Marketing

Richard Perkins has an exemplary background in the grains industry with over 15 years’ experience in domestic and international grain markets. He has experience facilitating grain origination in Australia having previously managed trading programs for both Australian and European-owned trading companies and prior to joining Market Check was the Australian Trading Manager for CHS Inc., the largest co-operative in the US. Richard uses his extensive professional experience to lead business development strategy and the Advisory team in new and innovative directions to support Market Check’s grower clients across Australia.

He has qualifications in agricultural systems, applied finance, executive management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company directors. Richard is a Non-Executive Director of Grain Trade Australia and has a strong network within the grains industry. Richard is committed to leveraging his experience to improve returns for Australian growers through an evidenced based innovative approach to grain marketing.


“There has never been a greater need in the market for a company like Market Check because of the current grain market’s lack of transparency and its fragmented, expensive supply chains. We have a clear role in representing growers, so they are not disadvantaged through industry consolidation.” Richard says.

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We know Nov was wet, but always good to look in a historical context. Data going back to the yr 1900 & some parts of the East Coast cropping belt saw their highest rainfall on record. Among all the negatives, its at least providing some moisture going into 2022 #oatt #harvest21 pic.twitter.com/QwYNUy2FRE

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