Organisational Structure and Management

The ACPFG management operates within a structure organised for the research, development and commercialisation of plant genomics technology. The Board of Directors is central to this mission with expertise in research, commercialization, and marketing.

Executive Officers
Acting CEO Sigrid Heuer
Acting CEO Michael Gilbert
Board of Directors
Chair Dale Baker

Michael Terlet
Helen Garnett
Joshua Hofheimer
Michael Gilbert


The ACPFG Board works with and relies on the scientific advice of the Node Management Group, the Management Group and the Resource Management Group to set the strategic direction of the company.

Node Management Group
Chair Ute Roessner

Kaye Basford
Dave Edwards
Stan Miklavcic
Alex Johnson
Trevor Garnett
Sergiy Lopato
Michael Gilbert

Resource Management Group

Chair Stuart Roy

Stephan Haefele
Ute Baumann
Ute Roessner
Serik Eliby
Nikolai Borisjuk
Penny Tricker
Jan Nield
David Harris

Management Group

Chair Michael Gilbert

Ute Baumann
Sigrid Heuer
Stuart Roy
Tim Sutton
Delphine Fleury
Maria Hrmova

ACPFG research is closely aligned with the Australian grain and farming community through research program leaders.

Research Program Leaders
Drought and Heat  
Nutrients Sigrid Heuer
Genetics Delphine Fleury
Salinity Stuart Roy
Bioinformatics Ute Baumann
Legumes and Boron Tim Sutton
Structural Biology Maria Hrmova
Phenotyping and Phenomics Stephan Haefele
Transformation Serik Eliby
Construct Development Nikolai Borisjuk
Metabolomics Ute Roessner
QPCR Yuan Li
Administration and Support Michael Gilbert


The success of diverse research-and-development programs vitally depend on sharp logistic support.

Laboratory Manager Jan Nield
PA to CEOs Andrea French
Administrative Assistant Lisa Incoll
Business and Commercialisation
General Manager Michael Gilbert
Glasshouse Manager Ursula Langridge-Reimold
Information Technology  
Website Andrea French
Lab Preparation Area & Technical Support Grace Zurawska-Malkowska


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