John Lord was appointed as a Director of Ruralco "on 15 December 2009, Mr Lord is qualified as a solicitor and a Chartered Accountant. He has had extensive experience in the primary industry sector at farm enterprise level as well as at industry association and government policy levels.
"His other directorships include Chairman of the Tasmanian Government's Irrigation Development Board, Chairman Crisp Bros & Haywards Group and Director of Private Forests Tasmania. John has recently stepped down as one of the inaugural directors and for the last nearly 10 years, the Chairman of Transend Networks Pty Ltd, the Tasmanian Government's electricity transmission business.
- Ruralco Board, organizational website, accessed December 1, 2011