CSD hosts strategic planning joint venture meeting

28 March, 2019


This week, CSD hosted the six-monthly strategic planning meeting for the joint venture between Bayer, CSD and CSIRO focussing on cotton germplasm exchange, trait access and a global review of the cotton industry.

As part of the meeting, the group was also able to tour local cotton research facilities at CSD Farms, Locharba Research Station and the Australian Cotton Research Institute to view cotton breeding and biotechnology research in the field.

Pictured, L-R:
Brett Ross – Quality, Seed and Research Lead (CSD)
Matt Norrie – Director (CSD)
Peter Graham – Managing Director (CSD)
Kiru Pillay – US Southern Regional Varietal Breeding Lead (Bayer)
Jessica Christiansen – Global Cotton, Sorghum & Alfalfa Crop Manager (Bayer)
James Kahl – Chair (CSD)
Phil Steel – Global Product Development Manager (CSD)
Warwick Stiller – Head Cotton Breeder (CSIRO)
Andrew Chalmers – Director Business Development (CSIRO)
David Coleman – Chief Financial Officer (CSD)