Directors

Ian Wilton

Mr Ian Wilton

MSc, FCCA, FCPA, FAICD, CA

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

Mr Wilton 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. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of GrainCorp Malt.

Mr Wilton is a non-executive director of Namoi Cotton Limited (since June 2020).

Mr Wilton was previously Chair of the advisory board of Mackay's Banana Marketing and Non-Executive Director and Chair of Sheep CRC Ltd (Nov 2015 - Sept 2020).

Mr Wilton 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.

Mr Allison's agribusiness career of more than 40 years 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.

Mr Allison 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.

Mr Allison 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 AM

BEc, CA, F Fin, MAICD

Non-Executive Director since September 2015, Ms Clubb 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.

Ms Clubb is an experienced non-executive director, a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Finance & Securities Institute of Australia. She has over 20 years' experience as a senior executive 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 (since Feb 2017, retiring Dec 2022), Chair of the Australian Wool Exchange Limited (since Aug 2016, retiring Nov 2022), Chair of ProTen Limited (Director since Apr 2019), Non-Executive Director of Essential Energy (since Apr 2018) and Chair of FCFA Leasing Limited (Director since Aug 2021) and a Director of Australia Post (since Sept 2022).

Ms Clubb 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, Ms Eilert 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 over 25 years, Ms Eilert has held senior executive roles with Suncorp, Citibank, IBM and News Limited, during which time she decelived experience in operational leadership, strategy, technology and digital disruption with alternate strategies for large incumbent businesses, and customer experience/marketing.

Ms Eilert is currently a non-executive director of Domain Holdings Limited (since Nov 2017) and Keypath Education International Inc (since May 2021). Ms Eilert is also a member the Australian Competition Tribunal.

Ms Eilert was previously a director of Super Retail Group Limited (Oct 2015 - Jan 2021), Navitas Limited (July 2014 - July 2019).

Ms Eilert 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 13 years.

Mr Quinn has extensive non-executive director experience in the Australian listed company environment. He is currently Non-Executive Director at CSR Limited (since Aug 2013) and Chairman of unlisted TSA Management Holdings Limited (since June 2018). Mr Quinn was previously Chair of Class Limited (Director July 2015 - Feb 2022) and a director of Regis Healthcare Limited (Mar 2018 - Oct 2021). 

Mr Quinn is a resident of New South Wales.

Raelene Murphy

Ms Raelene Murphy

BBus, FCA, GAICD

Non-Executive Director since January 2021, Ms Murphy 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.

Mr Murphy 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.

Ms Murphy 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 (since June 2015), Integral Diagnostics Limited (since Oct 2017) and Altium Limited (since Sept 2016, retiring Nov 2022) and Tabcorp Holdings Limited (since Aug 2022). Ms Murphy was also previously a non-executive director of Clean Seas Seafood Limited (July 2018-Oct 2020).

Ms Murphy 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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