Dr Don Plowman brings decades of experience in agricultural research and governance to Wheat Quality Australia. Starting his career with the SA Department of Agriculture, Don held a number of senior policy and research positions at the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI).
He was appointed Executive Director of the Agriculture, Food and Wine Division of Primary Industries and Regions SA in 2004 and Deputy Chief Executive, Primary Industries and Biosecurity in 2010. He retired in 2013. Don has served as a Director on a number of Boards including the Grains Research and Development Corporation Board, the Dried Fruits Research and Development Council, the Horticultural Research and Development Corporation and as a founding Director of the Australian Grain Technologies (AGT) Pty Ltd.