Richard was appointed to the RBS Board in October 2019. He has strong experience in corporate governance, strategy and business planning, developed through previous roles with the Advisory Board of Agriculture and the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Southern Panel.
Richard is a grain grower at Mallala, producing high quality wheat, durum, malt and feed barley, canola, lentils, field peas, faba beans, oaten hay and chickpeas. He has extensive experience across industry and in corporate governance, strategic and business planning, financial management and planning, implementation and project planning and oversight.
He served for six years on the Advisory Board of Agriculture, appointed by the South Australian Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries. The Board had a dual role, the first being an Advisory Board to the Minister and the second being the governing body of the Agricultural Bureau of SA.
Richard also has been on the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Southern Panel, and was a member of the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre, Grains Advisory Panel. He also served on the Australian Grain Growers Co-op board as a non-executive director and Chair.