AIFST appoints first CEO

Monday, 09 March, 2015

Georgie Aley has been appointed as the first chief executive officer of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST). The appointment is effective as of 1 April 2015.

In the newly created role, Aley will strategically drive AIFST’s promotion and support of Australian food industry professionals, and their contribution to both the local and global markets.

Newly appointed AIFST CEO Georgie Aley.

Newly appointed AIFST CEO Georgie Aley.

Aley is currently the managing director of the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC) and non-executive director of Pulse Australia Limited, Future Farmers Network Limited and Workforce Consulting. She was named in the 100 Women of Influence in 2014 and was honoured in the Women in Australian Agribusiness 100 list.

“I believe it’s an exciting time for the Australian food and agribusiness sector. As a key economic pillar for Australia and a growing community interest in food, we have a terrific opportunity to drive real outcomes for our industry,” said Aley.

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