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Mr Chris Richardson, Director

Mr Chris Richardson is an independent director on the Board of CRCNPB Ltd.

Chris has a farming background and has experience as a grains and livestock producer in the great southern region of Western Australia.

He has served as a company director with companies with an agricultural industry focus since 1994 and also has experience in local government.

Mr Richardson has experience with biosecurity policy and regulation in Western Australia and is currently Chairman of the Agriculture Protection Board of Western Australia which has statutory responsibility for the control and management of declared plant and animal pests in that state. He also has experience in the management of plant and animal pest incursions in Western Australia.

He was recently appointed Chairman of the newly established Biosecurity Council in Western Australia that has the responsibility to advise government on the delivery of biosecurity services and compliance with regulation and policy in regard to all biosecurity issues in WA for agriculture, fisheries and marine, forestry and government lands including the conservation estate.

Chris lives in Perth with his wife Annie and sons Blair and Sam.