Chief Executive Officer

Jo Sheppard

Most recently serving as Director of Stakeholder Engagement at the University of Southern Queensland, Jo’s previous roles also include the CEO of the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce, Director on the board of Sunwater, and previously an elected Councillor and Mayor of Paroo Shire Council in South West Queensland.

Her passion for agriculture, and regional and remote communities, as well as experience across multiple sectors will ensure success in representing the interests of peak state and national agriculture industry organisations, and more than 13,000 primary producers across the state.