Robin has 47 years’ experience in the Dairy Industry including roles as National Manufacturing Manager with Fonterra Australia, General Manager of Warrnambool Milk Products, General Manager of Protein Technology Victoria and CEO of Tasmanian Dairy Products. He is currently employed as Project Director to build and operate an Infant Formula Plant in Victoria.
Robin is a past director of Dairy Technical Services Ltd, Classic Foods Pty Ltd, Warrnambool Milk Products, Protein Technology Victoria and the Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority. He was also the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee at Dairy Technical Services and is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee at the Burnie City Council.
Robin has a Diploma of Dairy Technology and a Company Directors Diploma from AICD. He is a long serving member (45 years) of the Dairy Industry Association of Australia and has been awarded the J.I. Scarr Gold Medal for outstanding service to the Association, the John Bryant Medal for outstanding service to the Australian Dairy Industry and Life Membership of the Association. He was also awarded a Gold Medal from the Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture for outstanding contribution to Dairy Technology and skills development in the Dairy Industry.
Robin resides at Cooee on the North-west coast of Tasmania.