Mr Galvin comes from an extensive rural background in the Northern Territory and overseas. He studied at the University of Queensland, Deakin University and in the United States. He is the former CEO of Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC), a position that he held for nearly 12 years before standing down in 2012. The ILC is a major beef producer and has considerable pastoral holdings and pastoral enterprise agreements on the Indigenous held land across Northern Australia to Tasmania. Mr Galvin was a Director of Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia Pty Ltd and is currently a Director of Tubarao Investments Pty Ltd a property investment company.
Mr Enright is a primary producer in the south of Western Australia and as well as operating a successful farming operation with sheep, beef cattle and grain, he has played a leading role in the administration of agricultural research in the Grains industry. He chaired the Grains Research and Development Corporation for five years to 2007 and chaired the Council of Rural Research Corporations for four years.
Mr Enright was chairman of the Albany Port Authority for ten years and has experience in development of Government policy and port planning. Mr Enright has experience in Government and stakeholder relations, industry strategic planning and animal production. He retains a number of industry positions including Director of the Crawford Fund associated with international agricultural research in the developing world, Chairman of the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre, Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board for the Institute of Agriculture at University of WA and Director of Barley Australia associated with barley industry activities.
Mrs Dwyer is a primary producer in Hawkesdale in Western Victoria and as well as operating a successful dairy operation with a beef and dairy heifer export enterprise, she is a dairy industry leader with extensive experience in the engagement and representation of multiple groups and concentrates on strong governance, animal welfare and strategic input.
Mrs Dwyer is currently a non-executive director for Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Limited. She has also been appointed to the Great South Coast Regional Partnership, reporting directly to the Victorian Government. Mrs Dwyer previously held the position of non-executive director with Dairy Australia Limited (2014-2016).
Mr Adnam has over 35 years’ experience in the red meat and livestock sector through both practical experience and government representative roles. Mr Adnam is currently Managing Director of AAA Livestock Services Pty Ltd with extensive experience and background across Asian markets (including China). He previously held the position of non-executive director of ALEC between 1999-2006 and 2007-2010. In both capacities Mr Adnam has developed strong working relationships with Australian Livestock Exporters, producers and importers of Australian livestock in key overseas markets.
Mr Gordon has over 35 years’ experience as an exporter, feedlot and ship operator, principally to Middle Eastern markets. Mr Gordon is the General Manager and Executive Director of Rural Export & Trading (WA) Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuwait importer and ship owner, Livestock Transport and Trading Co. He is currently a non-executive director for the Australian Livestock Export Reserve Fund and an industry representative on the Livestock Export Research and Development Advisory Committee.
Simon served as the Member for Hotham in the Australian Parliament from 1990 to 2013. During this time Simon was leader of the Australian Labor Party and Federal Leader of the Opposition and held various ministerial portfolios, including as Minister for Primary Industries and Energy, Minister for Trade and most recently, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government. Prior to joining politics, Simon worked in a number of trade unions and was President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions from 1985 to 1990. Simon was elected Chairman of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council in October 2014. Simon joined the LiveCorp Board as an Ex-Officio Director in October 2014.