Bondfield joins the RIC board
HIGHLY regarded agri businesswoman Prue Bondfield has been appointed a member of the Regional Investment Corporation board.
As general manager and director of Palgrove, a livestock business with properties in Queensland and New South Wales, Ms Bondfield has gained significant agribusiness and farming expertise.
Ms Bondfield has a background in law and has demonstrated strong corporate governance skills, developed through professional training, her own business enterprise and various industry roles.
She has held positions as the chair of the Beef Industry Sustainability Framework steering committee, a director of the State Management Council for the NSW Livestock Health and Pest Authorities, and has been a director of the Beef Improvement Association.
The Regional Investment Corporation will commence its functions from July 1 and the board is working hard to establish the new entity’s operations.
The RIC will administer the Coalition Government’s $2 billion farm business concessional loans program.