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OUR PEOPLE

The Riverine Plains team works with farmers, researchers and partners to support sustainable, profitable and productive agriculture for our farms and our community.

OUR TEAM

Riverine Plains staff have a range of experience covering fields as diverse as agriculture, research, field work, communications, business and industry. The team has extensive practical on-farm experience, providing know-how and capacity to deliver on the Riverine Plains purpose.

Pip Grant-1

Pip Grant

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Sara Hely

Dr Sara Hely

Chief Operating Officer

Brooke Sanderson

Brooke Sanderson

Business Operations Manager

Kate Coffey

Kate Coffey

Senior Project Manager

Jane McInnes

Jane McInnes

Senior Project Manager

Lynnette O’Reilly

Lynnette O’Reilly

Finance and Governance Manager

Lynn Macaulay

Lynn Macaulay

Member Engagement Officer

Michelle Pardy

Michelle Pardy

Communications Manager

Claudia Pattinson

Claudia Pattinson

Communications Manager

Rhiannan McPhee

Rhiannan McPhee

Project Manager

Sophie Hanna

Sophie Hanna

Project Officer

Sayra Samudio

Sayra Samudio

Extension Officer

Sabita Duwal

Sabita Duwal

Field Officer

Laura Riordan

Laura O’Riordan

Community Engagement Manager

Juan Ortiz Fiorio

Juan Ortiz Fiorio

Field Officer

Peter Chen

Peter Chen

Digital Project Officer

Matthew de Roos-1

Matthew de Roos

Field Trial Manager

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Riverine Plains Board is overseen by a voluntary Board of six Member Directors and an Independent Director.

Fiona Marshall

Fiona Marshall

Chair

Melissa Brown

Melissa Brown

Deputy Chair

Murray Scholz

Murray Scholz

Treasurer

Luke Mathews

Luke Mathews

Secretary

Ryan Berndt

Ryan Berndt

Primary Producer Board Member

Anna Toland

Anna Toland

Primary Producer Board Member

Brondwen MacLean

Brondwen MacLean

Independent Director

Our vision is to be a trusted partner in farming excellence for the Riverine Plains.
Our members benefit from new knowledge and skills through research projects, education and communication.