James Kahl

James Kahl

Chairman

B.Ec, UNE. Member AICD

  • Joined the CSD Board in 2003 in a non-executive capacity.
  • James has 44 years of experience in agricultural practices.

CSD Representation

  • Chair of Cotton Seed International Pty Ltd.
  • Chair of CSD Holdings Pty Limited.
  • Member and alternating Chair of Cotton Breeding Australia Management and Commercial Committees.
  • Member of the CSD Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Peter Graham

Peter Graham

Managing Director

BRurSc, UNE. Fellow AICD

  • Joined the Board in 1990.
  • Peter has over 39 years of experience in the Australian and international cotton industry.

CSD Representation

  • Managing Director of Cotton Seed International Pty Ltd.
  • Managing Director of CSD Holdings Pty Limited.
  • Member of the CottonInfo Management Committee.
  • Member of the Cotton Breeding Australia Management Committee.
  • Member of the Cotton Breeding Australia Commercial Committee.

Industry Representation

  • Director of Australian Grain Technologies Pty Limited.
Tony Quigley

Tony Quigley

Vice Chair

Associate Diploma Farm Management (OAC), Member AICD

  • Joined the Board in 2017 in a non-executive capacity.
  • A cotton, grain and livestock producer in the Macquarie Valley, NSW.
  • Tony has 39 years of farming experience, including 35 years of cotton production.

CSD Representation

  • Director of CSD Holdings.
  • Director of Cotton Seed International Pty Limited.
  • Member of the Board Audit Committee.
  • Member of the Board Farming Committee.

Industry Representation

  • Chairman of Macquarie River Rood and Fibre.
  • Representative on the WaterNSW Macquarie Customer Advisory Group and River Operations Stakeholder Consultative Committee.
  • Director of Trangie-Nevertire Co-operative Ltd Irrigation Scheme.
Nigel Corish

Nigel Corish

Elected Director

Assoc. Dip. B. App Science, Member AICD

  • Joined the CSD Board in 2016 in a non-executive capacity.
  • A cotton and grains producer in the MacIntrye Valley, QLD.
  • Nigel has over 17 years farming experience in a family owned and operated mixed farming business in Condamine, QLD.

CSD Representation

  • Director of CSD Holdings Pty Limited, Chair of the Board Farming Committee.
  • Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Industry Representation

  • Treasurer of the McIntyre Valley Cotton Growers Association.
  • Treasurer of Border Rivers Food and Fibre.
  • General Committee Member of Cotton Australia.
Joanne Grainger

Joanne Grainger

Elected Director

B.A. Dip Ed, UNE. Adv Dip Ag, Tocal College, Graduate AICD

  • Joined the Board in 2011 in a non-executive capacity.
  • Joanne has over 38 years of experience in agriculture and has been involved in policy development advocacy for the cotton industry at both federal and state level.

CSD Representation

  • Director of CSD Holdings Pty Limited.
  • Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.
Juanita Hamparsum

Juanita Hamparsum

Elected Director

B. Bus, CA, Graduate AICD

  • Joined the CSD Board in 2012 in a non-executive capacity.
  • A cotton and grains producer on the Liverpool Plains, NSW and a Chartered Accountant.
  • Juanita has over 23 years of experience in agriculture, accounting, finance and corporate governance. She has been involved in policy development advocacy for water, natural resource management, research and development.

CSD Representation

  • Director of CSD Holdings Pty Limited.
  • Chair of the Board Audit Committee.

Industry Representation

  • Chair of the Great Artesian Basin Co-ordinating Committee.
  • Director of Namoi Cotton Limited.
Matt Norrie

Matt Norrie

Elected Director

Dip Cotton Prod. & Bus. M/ment, Emerald Ag College. Member AICD

  • Joined the Board in 2012 in a non-executive capacity.
  • A cotton, grain and cattle producer in the Namoi Valley, NSW.
  • Matt has over 16 years farming experience and is a graduate of the Cotton Future Leaders Course.

CSD Representation

  • Director of CSD Holdings Pty Limited.
  • Member of the Board Farming Committee.

Industry Representation

  • Secretary - Namoi Water.
Doug Rathbone

Doug Rathbone

Appointed Director

AM, Dip (Chem Eng), B. Com

  • Joined the Board in 2015 in a non-executive capacity.
  • Doug has extensive experience in agriculture with board knowledge across the whole sector from production to processing.

Industry Representation

  • Chair of Delta Agribusiness.
Cleave Rogan

Cleave Rogan

Elected Director

Member AICD

  • Joined the Board in 2018 in a non-executive capacity.
  • A cotton and grains producer at St George QLD, with over 35 years agriculture experience with extensive experience in research, development, extension strategy and policy.

CSD Representation

  • Director of CSD Holdings Pty Limited.
  • Member of the Board Farming Committee.
  • Member of the Cotton Breeding Australian Management Committee.

Industry Representation

  • Chair – Cotton Innovation Network.
CSD Board 2019
Back row (from left): Peter Graham, Doug Rathbone, Cleave Rogan, Nigel Corish, Tony Quigley and Matt Norrie. Front row (from left): Joanne Grainger, James Kahl and Juanita Hamparsum.