Geoff Crook has been appointed business and finance manager with Australia’s Pork Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), based at the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy Campus.
Before joining the Pork CRC he was finance and compliance manager with Australia’s Grape and Wine R&D Corporation, which is also headquartered in South Australia.
A chartered accountant, English-born 41 year old Mr Crook has a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours.
Announcing the appointment, Pork CRC CEO, Dr Roger Campbell, said Mr Crook had the necessary mix of business and finance skills and a sound understanding of science.
“Essentially, the Pork CRC is about responsibly funding and supporting innovative research and quality science, while applying appropriate due diligence, especially in how we invest funding from the Federal Government and our participants, including private companies and institutions,” Dr Campbell said.