Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman


Involvement in horticulture

  • Owner operator of a garden boutique ‘Exterior Finesse’.
  • Executive Officer for Wholesale Ornamental Nurserymen
  • Export Manager, Birkdale Nursery
  • Communications Officer, Landscapes Queensland
  • Manager of specialist propagation company, Primary Plants.

Horticultural media

  • Freelance writer
  • Panel participant
  • Web developer
  • Public relations


  • Has been member NGIQ, Plant Propagators and past president HMAQ.
  • Robert is an Accredited Professional with the Green Building Council of Australia and consults on the eligibility of materials for Green Star points and implementing environmental management systems.


  • Robert worked as a research soil conservationist in both Queensland and the Northern Territory.  Here he won the inaugural Landcare Award for his work on developing sustainable cropping systems.
  • Robert has qualifications in agricultural science, management, business and workplace training.


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