As Chairman of Southern Cross Agricultural Exports Pty Ltd, Paul Murphy is a significant driver behind the Emerald based company which markets certified sustainable grains and legumes, hay, fresh produce, cotton, animal products to national and international clients. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Radicle Seeds Australia Pty Ltd, another Central Highlands based company dedicated to the research and production of grain varieties specifically bred for the climatic conditions of the region.
A third-generation farmer, Paul is the Managing Director and owner of an organically certified grain property via Capella supported by his wife and two adult children. First certified in 1991, he is among the longest serving certified organic growers in Queensland and supplies grain for boutique markets in all capital cities in Australia.
Paul’s passion for sustainable agriculture and clean food production is matched with extensive experience in agribusiness export capability and networks throughout the Pacific and Asian region