Australia Management Profiles
Formed: 1950, Website: https://nuffield.com.au
|Rob Bradley – Chair|
Rob and his wife Jo and operate Bradley Agriculture, an extensive farming business in Northern Tasmania that includes an 850 cow dairy, prime lamb production and irrigated cropping of high value crops including seed carrots, peas and poppies. They are also partners in a 4,500 ha broad acre farming operation in northern NSW. Outside his own business Rob serves on two ‘Not for Profit Boards in his local community, Cressy Longford Irrigation Scheme and Toosey Aged Care, Longford. He also serves as a director on Dairy Farm Management Business. Awarded his scholarship in 2009, he studied the integration of livestock and cropping farming systems.
|Jodie Redcliffe – CEO|
Jodie has been CEO since March 2019. She is looking forward to working with alumni, investors and key stakeholders to grow the reach and transformative power of Nuffield in Australian agriculture. Jodie has held numerous positions within the chicken industry for over 10 years: most recently as President of the Australian Chicken Grower Council for the past 18 months. Jodie was also President and Executive Officer for Queensland Chicken Growers Association and sat on the Australian Chicken Meat Federation, the peak body. These roles involved communication activities for chicken farmers, liaising with processors on issues such as feed and contract negotiations and involvement in setting industry policy.
Jodie and husband Wayne operated a commercial broiler farm in Queensland for 27 years. In July 2017, they sold the farm, and purchased their dream property in Northern NSW, an Angus breeder operation and agritourism venture. Jodie is a 2013 Nuffield Scholar; her Nuffield report was titled “Something to Crow About: What can poultry farmers do to answer consumer perceptions and pressures facing our industry?’ Jodie has been heavily involved with Nuffield Australia as Queensland State Chair, a member of the Programs Committee and foundation host of the Japan leg of the GFP since 2015. This role is a passion of Jodie’s, marrying her ability to speak Japanese with her interest in agricultural learning. She is working towards Japan becoming a Nuffield affiliate country in the future.