Board of Directors
The Board of Directors includes:
John Spark - Chairman
John Spark was appointed to the Board of Murray Goulburn as Chairman in April 2017. He has extensive Board and management experience across a range of large and complex businesses, including in the agricultural industry.
John was previously a Director of Newcrest Mining Limited (2007 to 2017) where he was the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a Director of Ridley Corporation from 2008 until 2015 and served as Chairman from 2010. He also previously served on the Boards of ANL, Baxter Group Ltd and MacArthur Coal Ltd.
He is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Lisa Dwyer was elected to the Board of Murray Goulburn in October 2016.
Lisa is a dairy farmer, milking 280 cows in Hawkesdale in Western Victoria. Lisa’s career has spanned 20 years and has included various roles in finance, sales, marketing and business development and she is currently responsible for the operation of a dairy/beef enterprise. Lisa has experience as a non-executive director, including a current directorship with the Australian Livestock Export Corporation Limited and a former directorship with Dairy Australia Limited (from 2014 to 2016).
Lisa has a Graduate Certificate in Agribusiness from the University of Melbourne and an Advanced Diploma in Agriculture. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation.
Ian Goodin was elected to the Board of Murray Goulburn in October 2017.
Ian is a dairy farmer, milking 400 cows in Yarroweyah in Northern Victoria. Ian has extensive experience as an accountant and has held various senior management roles, including with global accounting firms KPMG and BDO.
Ian has a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration from the Victoria University Wellington and an Advanced Diploma in Agriculture. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant in Australia and New Zealand.
David Grant was appointed to the Board of Murray Goulburn in October 2017.
David has extensive Board and senior management experience, including directorships with Event Hospitality and Entertainment Limited, iiNet, Retail Food Group Limited and Trans-Tasman Resources Limited. David has also held various Executive management roles, such as Chief Financial Officer of Iluka Resources Limited and Group M&A Director at Goodman Fielder Limited.
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of NSW, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Brock Williams was elected to the Board of Murray Goulburn in October 2017.
Brock is a dairy farmer, milking 240 cows in Torrumbarry in Northern Victoria. Brock has extensive agribusiness experience and has held various management roles with rural finance organisations such as the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and RaboBank.
Brock holds a Bachelor of Commerce from La Trobe University in Bendigo.