The UWA Institute of Agriculture

Hon Philip Gardiner

Hon Philip Gardiner MLC
Portrait of Philip Gardiner

Hon Philip Gardiner MLC(Agricultural Region)was brought up on a family grain and sheep property at Moora and graduated from UWA with a BSc(Agric)(Hons) in 1969. After a short period with the Commonwealth Department of Trade and Industry, he completed an MBA at IMEDE (then Harvard's European Business School) in Switzerland. He was a founding director of Macquarie Bank Ltd and non-executive director until 1994. He has been a member of the Australian Wheat Board, a director of Barbeques Galore Ltd, chairman of The Sydney Futures Exchange Ltd and Index Ltd. He chairedthe WA Government's Wool Strategy Group.