ZNE-Ag CRC – Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Location: Brisbane
  • Type: Recruitment
  • Job #2200

The company

The Zero Net Emissions Agriculture Cooperative Research Centre (ZNE-Ag CRC) is on a mission to transform Australia’s agriculture sector by achieving zero net emissions by 2040 and going beyond by 2050. The collaborative efforts of ZNE-Ag CRC span industry, government, and academia, driven by a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and growth.
The board is seeking to appoint an independent, non-executive director who has the necessary financial qualifications and experience to effectively chair the finance, audit, security and risk committee.
About you
Candidates should be passionate about ZNE-Ag CRC’s work and must be able to demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas:

  1. Qualifications in finance and accounting (preferably a CPA or CA) and a strong background working in senior finance and accounting roles
  2. Significant demonstrated experience as Chair of a finance, audit and/or risk committee
  3. Experience as a non-executive director with good governance skills
  4. The ability to critically assess company financial and operational performance through the application of skills and experience as well as acting as a mentor for key senior finance executives
  5. Personal and leadership attributes which align with the role and as detailed in the position description.


  1. experience in working in complex R&D environments
  2. experience and knowledge of the agriculture sector
  3. experience in working in or with CRCs, and
  4. experience and knowledge of security / cybersecurity issues management.

Why you ?

  • Be part of a groundbreaking initiative aimed at sustainable and profitable agricultural practices.
  • Collaborate with a diverse consortium of industry leaders, government bodies, and academic institutions.
  • Influence the future of agriculture through strategic leadership and innovative thinking.
How to apply 

Applications should be submitted online via our website: ZNE-Ag CRC – Independent Non-Executive Director – Directors Australia

Applicants are required to provide the following documents as part of their application:

  1. their current non-executive director resume (preference is for maximum three pages)
  2. a covering letter stating what skills and experience they believe they can bring to the role addressing the selection criteria.
To obtain a full copy of the position description or to find out more, please contact Brad Booth on brad.booth@directorsaustralia.com

Applications close at 11am on Monday, 10 June 2024.

Attach a resume file. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT.
Attach additional file(s), if applicable. Accepted file types are DOC, DOCX, PDF, HTML, and TXT. To add more than one, select multiple files in the file selection box.

We are uploading your application. It may take a few moments to read your resume. Please wait!

Recent Posts


The need for independence and diversity of experience in law firm boards: a path to sustainable growth and navigating client expectations

Read more
Read more