Join an industry Strategic Investment Advisory Panel

Hort Innovation has appointed Strategic Investment Advisory Panels (SIAPs) to provide strategic investment advice in relation to the research, development and marketing activities funded by industry levies and contributions from the Australian Government.

The SIAPs are guided by the strategic priorities set out in the each industry’s Strategic Investment Plan. To find out more about investment programs or read an industry’s Strategic Investment Plan, go to the relevant industry fund grower page.

If you are interested in becoming a panellist, complete and submit the Expressions of Interest form below before the advertised closing date.

If you have any questions about the Expressions of Interest process, you can contact the relevant Hort Innovation Relationship Manager for the particular industry:


Bradley Mills
Industries: raspberry and blackberry; strawberry; olive; dried grape; prune and dried tree fruit

Book a call with Bradley
Mobile: 0408 635 465
Send email


Corrine Jasper
Industries: banana; avocado; almond; macadamia; chestnut and pistachio

Book a call with Corrine
Mobile: 0439 433 885
Send email


Jane Wightman
Industries: potato – fresh; potato – processing; sweetpotato; vegetable (farm productivity and drive train)

Book a call with Jane
Mobile: 0427 142 046
Send email


John Vatikiotis
Industries: mushroom; nursery; turf; pyrethrum

Book a call with John
Mobile: 0429 022 637
Send email


Mark Spees
Industries: citrus; table grape; cherry and summerfruit

Book a call with Mark
Mobile: 0439 574 173
Send email


Sam Turner
Industries: apple and pear; onion; vegetable (market and value chain, consumer alignment) and processing tomato

Book a call with Sam
Mobile: 0418 164 717
Send email


Christian Patterson
Industries: lychee; custard apple; pineapple; persimmon; passionfruit; papaya and mango

Book a call with Christian
Mobile: 0433 896 753
Send email

Strategic Investment Advisory Panel – Expression of Interest Form

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Your details

Title
First name*
Surname*
Organisation*
Role/position*
Email*
Phone

Industry role*

What role do you play in the industry? Multiple choices are permitted
Growing and harvestingProcessingPackingTransportingMarketingWholesalingRetailingExportingOther

• If other, please specify

Horticultural products produced*

What products do you produce, if any? Multiple choices are permitted
AlmondApple and PearAvocadoBananaBlueberryCherryChestnutCitrusCustard AppleDried GrapeDried Tree FruitLycheeMacadamiaMangoMelonMushroomNurseryOliveOnionPapayaPassionfruitPersimmonPineapplePistachioPotato – FreshPotato – ProcessingProcessing TomatoPruneRaspberry and BlackberrySummerfruitTable GrapeTurfVegetableOther

• If other, please specify

Program advice*

Industry program/s you wish to provide advice on? Multiple choices are permitted
AlmondApple and PearAvocadoBananaBlueberryCherryChestnutCitrusCustard AppleDried GrapeDried Tree FruitLycheeMacadamiaMangoMelonMushroomNurseryOliveOnionPapayaPassionfruitPersimmonPineapplePistachioPotato – FreshPotato – ProcessingProcessing TomatoPruneRaspberry and BlackberrySummerfruitTable GrapeTurfVegetableOther

• If other, please specify

Business role*

Describe the role/s you play in your business (300 character limit)

Wider industry involvement*

Outline any previous or current involvement you have in the wider industry (600 character limit)

Sector key issues and opportunities*

Describe the key issues or opportunities that face your sector as you see it (1000 character limit)

Your experience*

Outline any experience you have in adopting research and development or marketing outputs in your business (1000 character limit)

Knowledge, skills and approach*

Please tick where applicable and provide details below Industry knowledge:

Skills:

Approach:

Other:

Please provide details of your knowledge, skills and approach (1000 character limit)

Additional information

A curriculum vitae is not required, however if you wish, please feel free to attach one here or any other supporting documentation: Curriculum vitae:
Other documentation:

An email will be sent to your nominated address to confirm that we’ve received your application.

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