Directors

Ian Wilton

Mr Ian Wilton

MSc, FCCA, FCPA, FAICD, CA

Appointed Chair on 11 September 2019 and Non-Executive Director since April 2014. He is also Chair (appointed 11 September 2019) of the Work Health and Safety Committee and the Nomination and Prudential Commitee and a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (former Chair) and the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee.

Ian is an experienced Non-Executive Director and former Senior Executive with extensive knowledge of the the agricultural sector. He has held Chief Financial Officer positions with Ridley Corporation Limited, CSR Sugar and GrainCorp Limited and was President and Chief Executive Officer of GrainCorp Malt.

Ian is currently a Non-Executive Director of Namoi Cotton Limited.

Ian was previously a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Sheep CRC Ltd and also Chair of the advisory board of MacKay's Banana Marketing.

Ian is a resident of New South Wales.

Mark Allison

Mr Mark Charles Allison

BAgrSc, BEcon, GDM, FAICD, AMP (HBS)

Mr Allison joined Elders Limited as a Non-Executive Director in December 2009, served as Chairman and Executive Chairman, before being appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in May 2014.

Mark’s 40-year agribusiness career spans technical, manufacturing, supply and distribution roles and businesses. Previous roles include Managing Director/ CEO of GrainGrowers Limited, Jeminex Limited, Farmoz Pty Ltd, Wesfarmers Landmark Limited, Wesfarmers CSBP Limited, CropCare Australasia Pty Ltd and General Manager of Incitec Fertilisers.

Mark is currently Chair of Agribusiness Australia, AuctionsPlus, the Agriculture and Natural Resources End-User Advisory Board of the SmartSat CRC, the Agrifood and Wine Advisory Board of Adelaide University, a Non-Executive Director of GrainGrowers Limited and a member of the Rabobank Food and Agriculture Advisory Board.

Mark oversaw the development and implementation of Elders’ Eight Point Plan in 2014, which returned the company to pure play agribusiness and resulted in the first shareholder distribution in nearly a decade. Since 2014 Elders has grown from a market capitalisation of $50 million to $1.9 billion.

Robyn Clubb

Ms Robyn Clubb

BEc, CA, F Fin, MAICD

Non-Executive Director since September 2015, Robyn is also Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (appointed on 11 September 2019) and a member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee (former Chair), the Work Health and Safety Committee and the Nomination and Prudential Committee.

Robyn is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Finance & Securities Institute of Australia, with senior executive experience of over twenty years in the financial services industry, working for organisations including AMP Limited and Citibank Limited.

Robyn is currently a Director of Craig Mostyn Holdings Pty Limited, Essential Energy, Chair of the Australian Wool Exchange Limited, Chair of ProTen Limited and Chair of FCFA Leasing Limited.

Robyn was formerly Chair of V&V Walsh Limited, Chair and Member of the Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW, Non-Executive Director of Rural Bank Ltd, Beef CRC Limited, UrbanGrowth (a NSW state-owned corporation responsible for urban land development) and Murray Irrigation Limited.

Robyn is a resident of New South Wales.

Diana Eilert

Ms Diana Eilert

BSc (Syd), MCom (UNSW), GAICD, member of Chief Executive Women

Non-Executive Director since November 2017, Diana was appointed Chair of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee on 11 September 2019. She is also a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, the Work Health and Safety Committee and the Nomination and Prudential Committee.

With an executive career of more than 25 years, Ms Eilert brings four main skills to the Elders board – CEO level operational leadership, strategy, technology and digital disruption and customer experience/marketing.

Diana's career includes roles as Group Executive for Suncorp’s entire insurance business and subsequently Group Executive for Technology, People and Marketing.

In her 10 years with Citibank, Diana’s roles included Head of Credit Risk Policy, running the Mortgage business, and Lending Operations for Australia and New Zealand. She was also a Partner with IBM. In her final executive role as Head of Strategy and Corporate Development for News Limited, Diana developed a deep understanding of digital trends, disruption and alternate strategies for a large traditional business.

Diana is currently a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed company Domain Holdings Australia Limited and Non-Executive Director of Keypath Education International Inc. Ms Eilert is also a member of Genpact Advisory Council and the Australian Competition Tribunal. Ms Eilert was previously a director of Super Retail Group Limited, Navitas Limited, realestate.com.au (REA Group), and Veda (data and analytics)

Diana is a resident of New South Wales.

Matthew Quinn

Mr Matthew Quinn

BSc, ACA

Non-Executive Director since February 2020, Mr Quinn  is a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, Remuneration and Human Resources Committee, Work Health and Safety Committee and Nomination and Prudential Committee.

Matthew holds a BSc in Chemistry and Management Science and is a Chartered Accountant. He also has senior executive experience having been the Managing Director of Stockland for thirteen years.

Matthew has strong Non-Executive Director experience in the Australian listed company environment. He is currently Non-Executive Director at CSR Limited and Chairman of unlisted TSA Management Holdings Limited. Matthew was previously a Non-Executive Director of both Regis Healthcare Limited and Class Limited (Chairman). 

Matthew is a resident of New South Wales.

Raelene Murphy

Ms Raelene Murphy

BBus, FCA, GAICD

The Board appointed Ms Murphy in January 2021. She is a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee, Remuneration and Human Resources Committee, Work Health and Safety Committee and Nomination and Prudential Committee.

Raelene holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She also has many years’ experience as a senior executive, having previously been the CEO of The Delta Group and Managing Director of 333 Management.

Raelene has strong Non-Executive Director experience in the Australian listed company environment, across a range of industry sectors.

Her current ASX Non-Executive Director roles are at Bega Cheese Limited, Integral Diagnostics Limited and Altium Limited. She was also previously a Non-Executive Director of Clean Seas Seafood Limited and  Service Stream Limited.

Raelene is a resident of Victoria.

Company Secretaries

Peter Gordon Hastings

Mr Peter Gordon Hastings

BA, LLB, GDLP, FGIA, Grad Dip Applied Corporate Governance, GAICD

Mr Hastings was appointed Company Secretary in February 2010. He held the position of Group Solicitor with the Elders Group between 1995 and 1999 and again between 2003 and 2010. He has also held the position of General Counsel since February 2010.
Peter is also Chair of Walford Anglican School for Girls.

Ms Shannon Hope Doecke

BAcc, Grad Dip Applied Corporate Governance, MAICD, AGIA

Ms Doecke was appointed as a Company Secretary in July 2020. Ms Doecke has served as the Assistant Company Secretary since April 2019.

Ms Doecke previously worked for AustCham Shanghai, between 2014 and 2019, as Governance Manager, then Company Secretary.

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