Dr Tim Clune (Board Member)

Dr Tim Clune is passionate about sustainable agribusinesses and their contribution to sustainable regional economies. Specifically, the governance and regulation of these businesses and the strategies that enable them to manage risk and build resilience.

Tim has undergraduate qualifications in Agricultural Science and a PhD in Agriculture, both from the University of Sydney and a Master of Environmental Laws from the Australian National University. Tim is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Tim spent the last two decades in senior consulting, research, science management and corporate roles across the private and public sectors. His diverse experience includes agribusiness research and education; advising government, agriculture and urban landscape clients as a consulting agronomist; corporate risk management in the water sector; as well as senior research and research management roles with the Victorian Department of Primary Industries, focusing on integrated farming systems to address soil salinity constraints as part of broader sustainable natural landscapes.

Tim has over a decade of experience in the direction and governance of not-for-profit businesses delivering projects and services to regional stakeholders and is currently the Senior Lecturer in Management/HRM at the La Trobe University School of Business.