Simone Parker

Simone Parker

Director of the Board

Simone joined the Board in May 2020 and is based in the Central Queensland region

Simone joined the Board in May 2020 and is based in the Central Queensland region

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About Simone Parker

Simone commenced as a Director of the Board in May 2020. She works with our CEO and Board to deliver results that positively contribute to the sustainability of primary producers, small businesses and their communities in Queensland.

Simone’s long-standing connection to regional areas is the driving force behind her interest in progressing opportunities in rural communities and agricultural industries.

Her career has been focused on extension, business improvement and natural resource management and for the last three years she has been the Chief Executive Officer at CHRRUP Limited in Emerald. This role incorporates Company Secretary responsibilities. Simone has developed practical governance knowledge and skills through this role.

Additionally, Simone is a part-time Associate with Bush AgriBusiness in the areas of business planning and training including the Business EDGE course.

Simone holds a Bachelor of Business (Agricultural Commerce) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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