Board Profiles

Laurie Arthur

Chairman, Moulamein Rice Grower - BAgSc GAICD

Director since 2007. Chairman since 2014.

Directors' Committees: Chairman, Nomination. Member, Remuneration. Director, Aqaba Processing Company Ltd (Jordan). Representative, Rice Industry Co-ordination Committee. Former President of the Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia Inc and a Commissioner of the National Water Commission

Rob Gordon

Chief Executive Officer - BSc (Hons) CEng

Director since 2012.

Chairman, Ricegrowers Singapore Pte Ltd, Ricegrowers Vietnam. Director, Riviana Foods Pty Ltd; Roza’s Gourmet Pty Ltd; Aqaba Processing Company Ltd (Jordan); Trukai Industries Ltd (PNG); Solomons Rice Company Limited (Solomon Islands); Sunshine Rice Inc (USA); Ricegrowers Middle East DMCC (UAE); Australian Grain Storage Pty Ltd; Sunshine Rice Pty Ltd; Rice Research Australia Pty Ltd, Inghams Group Limited. Member, Agribusiness Advisory Board, Rabobank; Representative, Rice Industry Co-ordination Committee. Former: Director, Bread Research Institute of Australia Ltd; Advisory Board Member, Gresham Private Equity.

John Bradford

Mayrung Rice Grower - MAICD

Director since 2015.

Directors’ Committees: Chairman, Grower Services, Rice Research Australia Pty Ltd and Trukai Industries Limited (PNG). Member, Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW. Alternate Delegate, Deniliquin Branch, Ricegrowers Association of Australia Inc. Former: Chairman Southern Riverina Irrigators; Delegate and Member, NSW Irrigators Council.

Luisa Catanzaro

Non-Grower Director - BComm FCA GAICD

Director since 2018.

Directors’ Committees: Chairman, Finance, Risk and Audit. Member Remuneration and Nomination. Director, The BeCause Foundation Ltd. Former: CFO, Lynas Corporation Limited; CFO and Company Secretary, Dairy Farmers; The Australian Agricultural Company Limited. Senior finance roles, Pioneer International Limited. Senior audit manager, Arthur Andersen.

Dr. Andrew Crane

Non-Grower Director - BSc (Hons) PhD FAICD

Director since 2018.

Directors’ Committees: Member, Finance, Risk and Audit. Director, Viridis Ag Pty Ltd; Viridis Ag Services Pty Ltd; Lawson Grains Pty Ltd; RAC WA Holdings Ltd. Chancellor, Curtin University. Former: CEO of CBH. CBH JV Director of Interflour. General Manager Strategy and Business Development and General Manager Marketing and Trading CBH. Various manufacturing, purchasing and international sales roles in the European malting and brewing industry. Member, the Prime Minister’s B20 Leadership Group in 2014.

Ian Glasson

External Director - BEng (Hons) MAICD

Director since 2016.

Directors' Committees: Chairman, Remuneration. Member, Finance, Risk and Audit and Nomination. Director, Clover Corporation. Former: CEO of PGG Wrightson; CEO of Gold Coin Group/Zuellig Agriculture; CEO, Sucrogen; Managing Director of Gresham Rabo Food & Agribusiness PE Fund; Managing Director, Goodman Fielder’s international ingredients division; various management and engineering positions in Esso Australia and its parent Exxon

Gillian Kirkup

Yanco Rice Grower - MAICD

Director since 2005.

Directors’ Committees: Member, Finance, Risk and Audit, Remuneration and Nomination. Member, Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW. Representative, Irrigation Research Extension Committee. Former: Member, NSW Agricultural Consultative Committee to the Bureau of Meteorology; Chairman, Murrumbidgee Irrigation Limited; Member, Reference panel for the Prime Minister’s Working Group on Soil, Water and Food; Basin Community Association; Delegate, National Irrigators Council; and Director, NSW Irrigators Council. Named as one of the Top 100 Women in Australian Agribusiness (2014).

Ian Mason

Finley Rice Grower

Director since 2018.

Directors’ Committees: Member, Grower Services, Safety Health and Environment and Rice Research Australia Pty Ltd. Member, Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW. Former Chairman of AgriFutures Australia Rice Advisory Pane.

Jeremy Morton

Moulamein Rice Grower

Director since 2019

Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample

Dr Leigh Vial

Moulamein Rice Grower - BAgSci (Hons), MEc, PhD GAICD

Director since 2015.

Directors’ Committees: Member, Finance, Risk and Audit, Grower Services, and Safety Health and Environment. Representative, AgriFutures Rice Research Committee. Director, Agripak Pty Ltd. Member, AgriFutures Australia. Adjunct Fellow, University of Queensland. Former: Head of International Rice Research Institute’s Experiment Station (Philippines).

Julian Zanatta

Benerembah Rice Grower

Director since 2019

Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample Sample