Contact Us

Meet our team:


















 Program Manager 

 Warwick Waters
 Ph: 0437 937 074

 Communications Manager

 Ruth Redfern
 Ph: 02 6792 4088

Regional Extension Officers

Regional Extension Officers provide cotton research outcomes and information directly to growers, agronomists, consultants and agribusinesses in each region. Contact your local Regional Extension Officer for the latest research, trials and events in your area.

 Namoi and Walgett 

 Elsie Hudson 
 Ph: 0456 914 637

 Macquarie and Bourke 

 Amanda Thomas
 Ph: 0417 226 411

 Southern NSW

 Kieran O’Keeffe
 Ph: 0427 207 406

 Gwydir and Mungindi

 Janelle Montgomery
 Ph: 0428 640 990

 Border Rivers, St George, Dirranbandi
 Andrew McKay
 Ph: 0407 992 495

 Darling Downs

 Annabel Twine 
 Ph: 0447 176 007

Technical Leads

Technical Leads are specialists in a specific field and provide in-depth analysis, information and research to the industry, for the benefit of all growers. They are also the point of contact to the wider industry research team. Contact the Technical Leads to learn more about water use efficiency, nutrition, soil health and much, much more.

 Integrated Pest Management

 Paul Grundy
 Ph: 0427 929 172

 Natural Resources and Catchments

 Stacey Vogel
 Ph: 0428 266 712

 Energy and Climate

 Jon Welsh
 Ph: 0458 215 335

 Fibre Quality 

 René van der Sluijs
 Ph: 0408 885 211 


 Sharna Holman
 Ph: 0477 394 116

 Weed Management

 Eric Koetz
 Ph: 0413 256 132

Ben Crawley
 Ph: 0439 247 605

 Soil Health
 Oliver Knox
 Ph: 0490 045 326


 Jon Baird
 Ph: 0429 136 581

myBMP team

The myBMP team run the industry’s best management practice program, myBMP. Contact the myBMP team to learn more about - or to participate in - myBMP.

 myBMP Manager

 Rick Kowitz
 Ph: 0427 050 832 or 1800cotton (1800 268 866)


Download the About CottonInfo fact sheet for a handy ready-reference contact list of all the team.