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Professor Robert Clark AM

Professor Clark was appointed as a Director of Hort Innovation at its registration. He was re-appointed in 2016 and in 2019.

Professor Clark is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Tasmania and is also the proprietor and Managing Partner of Lanoma Estate, 500 hectares of intensive agricultural properties in the Derwent Valley, Tasmania.

Professor Clark’s previous appointments include Non-Executive Director of the Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation; Deputy Chair of Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation; member of the National Research and Development Council; member of the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation Advisory Board; Chair and Head of School, Agricultural Science and Director of Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture at the University of Tasmania; and Non-Executive Director of Webster Ltd.

Professor Clark holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science with First Class Honours and a Doctor of Philosophy (Horticultural Science).