Robert Prince


Robert Prince has experience of the horticulture industry in New Zealand, South Africa and Australia with broad experience with vegetable and fruit crops, specialty forestry, urban green infrastructure and the amenity plant market.

Robert has a Bachelor of Science degree and has held senior roles with Yates and Nursery and Garden Industry Australia as Chief Executive Officer, which has given him years of direct experience with incursions managed under the EPPRD and as a member of the National Management Group.

He has been involved with industry representative committees such as the Horticulture Water Initiative, Horticulture Australia Ltd (HAL) Horticulture and Climate Change Committee, HAL Leadership Development program, and for two years was Chair of HAL Members Representative Committee. He was also involved in the industry review committee for the new Biosecurity Bill and has been industry representative on the BICON (Biosecurity Import Conditions) working committee.

Robert is involved with the Association of International Production Horticulture and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Robert has served as Deputy Chair of PHA and been a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.