BELINDA ADAMS – CHAIR
Non-Executive Director since 11 November 2015
Chair since 22 November 2019
Belinda Adams was a primary school teacher for 10 years before joining the family farming business, Coastal Hydroponics, on the Gold Coast. The business supplies herbs and packaged leaf salads to Coles. Belinda entered the business to take over the Quality Assurance program and was then promoted to the Production Manager’s role.
Belinda has been the Queensland representative on the board of EnviroVeg, a program dedicated to creating a profitable vegetable industry based on environmentally sustainable production available through AUSVEG. Belinda is the current Deputy Chair of AUSVEG.
She participated in Growcom’s young growers leadership program ‘Next Gen’ in 2011 and has also taken part in professional development training programs for Quality Assurance. She has been keenly involved in Growcom’s Women in Horticulture program and was awarded a bursary for professional development within the industry in 2012.
She was awarded AUSVEG Horticultural Woman of the Year in 2013 and Grower of the Year in 2014.