Board of Directors

The Crawford Fund Board consists of eminent Australians with a wide experience in research, politics or development. The Board is responsible for the Crawford Fund’s policies and strategic planning.

John AndersonThe Hon John Anderson AO
Chair of the Crawford Fund
Former Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the National Party

John AndersonDr Colin Chartres
Chief Executive Officer
The Crawford Fund

Kaye BasfordProfessor Kaye Basford FTSE, FAICD, FIS, FAIAST, FQA
Head, School of Biomedical Sciences; and former President, Academic Board,The University of Queensland

Mr Alex Campbell AM
Farmer and former Chair of CRC Salinity, Land & Water Australia and WA Farmers Federation

The Hon Dr Craig Emerson
Economist and former Minister for Trade and Competitiveness

Helen GarnettEm Prof Helen Garnett PSM FTSE FAICD
Chair of the Australian Biosecurity Intelligence Network

Tony GregsonDr Tony Gregson AM FTSE
Chair, Victorian State Committee

John-RadcliffeDr John Radcliffe AM FTSE
Former Deputy Chief Executive, CSIRO, and Director-General of Agriculture, South Australia

Board_doic-treevesProfessor Tim Reeves
Chair of the ATSE Agriculture Forum Leadership Group

Margaret-ReidThe Hon Margaret Reid AO
Former President of the Australian Council for International Development

Dr Richard Sheldrake AM FTSE
Chair, NSW State Committee

Michael-TaylorMr Michael Taylor AO FTSE
Chair of the Victorian Agricultural Advisory Council
Fellow of the Centre for Strategy and Governance
Principal Foursight Associates

RichardWarner_squareMr Richard Warner
Chair of the Crawford Fund’s Tasmania State Committee


Lynn Arnold AO
Chair of the Crawford Fund’s SA State Committee