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Board and Team

 

Board

 

ron storey is a glnc board member

Ron Storey, Chair
Appointed 2020

Ron Storey was appointed as GLNC Chair in 2020. He is an agribusiness consultant with specialist grains industry experience. Ron spent 20 years in international grain marketing, before establishing his own consulting business in 2000. Since 2000, Ron developed Australia Crop Forecasters (ACF) as a leading grains information business, which he sold in 2009. In parallel, Ron manages Storey Marketing Services, an agribusiness advisory service to the Australian grains and related industries. Ron was a founding director and Chairman of AGT Plant Breeding (2002-2014), Australia’s largest breeder in broadacre crops. Ron is currently Chairman and a director of Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC), and a former director of Pulse Australia, Mallee Sustainable Farming and Five Star Flour Mills (Egypt). Ron knows many of Australia’s grain customers and markets, and provides advisory services across the supply chain from farmgate to consumer. He has often represented the Australian grains industry at conferences and workshops, both in Australia and overseas. He grew up on a grain and sheep farm in Victoria, where he retains a farming interest.

robyn murray is a glnc board member

Robyn Murray, Director
Appointed 2012

Robyn was appointed to the Board in January 2012 after spending 2 years as General Manager of GLNC. Robyn has 25 years experience in the food industry, leading R&D programs for Campbell Arnott’s and Kellogg’s. Robyn has had a particular focus on Product Development, Sensory Science and Nutrition, locally and globally. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Food Technology and a Masters of Commerce in Marketing from University of New South Wales, Sydney.

John Lloyd, Director
Appointed 2018

John Lloyd is the former CEO of Horticulture Innovation Australia/HAL leading both organisations over a nine year period of significant growth, change and transition. He is a current director of Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Agribusiness Australia and Menari Business Solutions Pty Ltd. Recently relocating to Orange NSW, he and his family run a small agricultural enterprise at Borenore. John’s career has spanned most parts of the Australian agribusiness sector with senior leadership positions including Managing Director Case IH/New Holland ANZ; General Manager Commercial Incitec Pivot; and General Manager Merchandise Wesfarmers Dalgety. More recently John has lead a significant restructure of the research corporation for the $10 Billion horticulture sector, creating new funding models that have catered for its longer term strategic issues as well as accessing broader and non-traditional sources of investment. These issues include Asian export markets, biosecurity, health and nutrition, pollination, major pests, intensive farming systems and urban greening. John has a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of NSW as well as an MBA from Macquarie University.

Team

Sara Grafenauer

Dr Sara Grafenauer, General Manager
Appointed 2017

Sara was appointed General Manager of GLNC in May 2017. Sara is an AdvAPD and author with experience in health, food industry (consulting and brand management) and tertiary education. Her PhD research focused on dietary patterns and dietary change in weight loss. She is a Fellow of the University of Wollongong providing lectures and student supervision. Her more recent research leverages social media in large scale health promotion and as a research tool. She has additional qualifications in Communications and Public Relations and significant work history leading marketing and communications for the Dietitians Association of Australia.

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Charlotte Strand, Marketing & Communications Manager
Appointed 2021

Charlotte is a marketing and communications professional with a keen interest in the food supply chain. She brings years of experience in fresh produce, horticulture, hospitality, marketing and engagement to GLNC. Charlotte holds a Bachelor in Commerce, Major in PR and Marketing, and a Masters in Gastronomic Tourism from Le Cordon Bleu, where she developed her passion and knowledge for the food industry and Australian consumer trends.

Jaimee Hughes, Nutrition Manager
Appointed 2020

Jaimee is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and commenced as Nutrition Manager at GLNC in January 2020. Jaimee has an interest in food standards and regulation and has recently conducted research related to nutrition and health claims on food product labelling. Jaimee holds a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Wollongong.

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