Kim Halbert spent 38 years as a grain grower and livestock producer from the Midwest of Western Australia. He has a combination of skills and experience from grain, livestock and seedstock production, government policy, corporate leadership, through to finance, risk and auditing.
Kim spent six years as Deputy Chair of the Grains Research and Development Corporation, and understands production issues and industry operations. He served as an inaugural director of Wheat Exports Australia, the Grain Licensing Authority in Western Australia, and the Mid-West Ports Authority. Currently, Kim is a Director of Plant Health Australia and Animark Ltd.
His experience in both the livestock and cropping industries has enabled him to develop a large network of producers from right around the country.
He has undertaken large strategic planning processes while on the Board of the GRDC and Mid-West Ports, chairing the GRDC and the Mid-West Ports Authority Finance Risk and Audit committees, and the Commercialisation Committee at GRDC.
Kim has a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a double major in finance and economics from Curtin University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.