Peter Vaughan has been announced as the new CEO of the Nursery & Garden Industry Australia (NGIA), replacing Robert Prince.
The Nursery & Garden Industry Australia (NGIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO Peter Vaughan, who replaces outgoing CEO Robert Prince.
Peter Vaughan has worked across a number of agricultural industries over the last 20 years including horticulture, seed, grains and livestock. He has worked at the interface of research and development and commercialisation bringing a number of innovative products and services to market, including horticultural, cereal and pasture plant varieties.
In his most recent role Peter was the General Manager of the On-farm research and development business unit with Meat and Livestock Australia. Prior to that his roles included working as the General Manager at Austgrains, the Managing Director and Commercial Director at the Value Added Wheat Cooperative Research Centre, the Cultivar Manager at SGB Australia and the R&D Manager with Agricultural Licensing Australia.
Peter has particular interest and expertise in strategy development, communication across stakeholders, the ability to work with and lead a team and delivering value to stakeholders and industry.
Peter has a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from Macquarie University with over 25 years' experience working in Australian Agriculture in a range of management, commercial and technical roles.
The NGIA is excited to have Peter on board.