Andrew Maughan

Andrew Maughan joined the Gardiner Dairy Foundation Board in October 2015. Andrew is a lawyer, corporate advisor and experienced company director. His background spans international trade and agriculture, strategy and risk management, corporate finance and investment management.

Andrew is currently Managing Director of corporate advisory firm Somerset Capital and is Chairman of food and agriculture companies AgLink (IDH Pty Ltd), Langdon Group, The Pastoral Pork Company and AGnVET. He is a Director and Investment Committee member of the Norman Beischer Medical Research Foundation.

Andrew has previously been an Independant Director of the Pork CRC, Chairman of Bradflow and a Director of the Mt Hotham Alpine Resort. Before founding Somerset Capital in 1999, Andrew worked for Cargill (USA, Canada and Australia), Hudson Conway Limited and legal firm Freehills.

Special Responsibilities
Chair: Finance, Audit Investment & Risk Committee

      Bruce Kefford PSM

      Bruce Kefford joined the Gardiner Dairy Foundation Board in November 2014. Bruce was appointed Chairman at the AGM in November 2015. An experienced strategic leader with an in depth knowledge of the food and agriculture sectors, and the dairy industry in particular, he is passionate about the application of innovation and science to improve industry competitiveness and sustainability.

      Bruce is recognised nationally and internationally as a thought leader in the reshaping of the national primary industries innovation system. Until July 2013, Bruce was Deputy Secretary with the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, fulfilling senior advisory roles to industry, State and National Governments. Bruce also has a deep understanding of the investment, evaluation and delivery of research, development and extension, extensive relevant Board experience as well as a track record of brokering significant partnerships and joint ventures.

      Special Responsibilities:
      Member: Finance, Audit, Investment & Risk Committee
      Member: Human Resources, Governance & Communications Committee
      Member: Community & People Development Committee