Dr Pitt joins the Partnership as a non-government member, with her tenure commencing in January 2019. Focusing her work on global food technology and innovation to drive productivity in the red meat industry, Dr Pitt is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Food Futures Company, which aims to foster entrepreneurship and investment in the Australian agri-food sector. With extensive commercial experience at senior management levels across health, finance, retail, manufacturing and food, she holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Health Administration, and a Doctor of Business Administration.
A former politician in Australia, Mr Springborg joined the Partnership as a non-government member in January 2019. His political career began in 1989, when he was elected as the youngest person to enter the Parliament of Queensland. Mr Springborg has led the National Party in the Parliament of Queensland as well as the merged Liberal National Party. He has also held the offices of Minister for Health of Queensland, Deputy Leader of the Opposition of Queensland, and Minister of Natural Resources of Queensland. Mr Springborg retired from politics in 2016 and now focuses his energies on farming in Queensland.