Board Members

Margie Thomson

Independent Director

Ms Thomson is the Chief Executive Officer of an industry association representing Australian manufacturers based in Canberra. With postgraduate qualifications in economics and agricultural economics, Margie has extensive management experience in marketing, policy, advocacy and R&D program management, both in Australia and internationally. Margie has worked for a wide range of organisations including the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation and the National Farmers’ Federation and has served on numerous Boards and Advisory Councils – including the National Rural Advisory Council, the Poultry CRC and the Australian Industry Greenhouse Network.

Margie has a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics (University of Sydney) and a Master of Economics from the University of New England.