Chris Mobile: 0412 007 206
Neil Mobile: 0421 346 844
ABN: 65 072 427 822

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AEIA Qualifications and History

AEIA OwnerThis company's background relates to that of its Founders Christopher & Kerry Buck, and Alliance Partner Neil Covey.

Chris, brings to bear the Quantitative Nature of their consultancy he is a qualified CPA, Economist, Merchant Banker (Hill Samuel now called Macquarie Bank),and a Registered Specialist R & D Tax Agent and was the managing director of the 1994 Exporter of the year for Qld.



  • C.P.A, B.Bus, MBA
  • TAFE accredited Designer of Training Programs for the Institute of Export
  • Austrade Accredited Consultant since 1996
  • Registered R & D Specialist Tax Agent


Kerry, undertakes all administrative matters.


Neil, brings to bear the qualitative nature of their consultancy based on over 30 years experience commencing at the CSIRO in management positions in a variety of industries including a distinguished career in international medical sales at companies such as Bayer & Astra Pharmaceuticals.

Neil can assist clients with strategic planning, marketing, market research, sales development and training. His Services in Export Marketing and research can qualify as eligible expenditure under EMDG.

Neil assists Chris in R & D Plan Development ,Climate and Commercialisation submissions and in this capacity is the Sydney Representative of AEIA.


Together, we currently advise:-

  • 120 Corporations that are currently undertaking research and development of significant new products .
  • Industry based Consortiums in Agricultural Research and in Export ,
  • Industrial Peak Bodies for Research and Export,
  • Many Australian based Public Companies in Research and Export
  • USA, French, Japanese and UK Multinationals Australian based subsidiary's Research and Export undertakings.

In total we represent over 200 Exporters from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. To-date clients have won awards for their export efforts, such as:-

  • Australian/British Export Award
  • I.T. Export Awards
  • Tourism Award
  • Queensland Small Manufacturing Export Award

And In Research and Development we have seen our clients win 2 National Design & Engineering Awards.