Dr. David B. Parbery
IFDC’s Second Managing Director (1990)
Prior to being named IFDC’s second managing director, Dr. David B. Parbery had an outstanding career in research and international development. He served as the managing director of Luminis Pty., Ltd., as well as founding and/or serving as the managing director of the Agricultural and Industrial Development Corporation, Ltd., the Kalbilli Pastoral Co. Pty. Ltd. and the Australian Potash Research Institute. During his tenure, he focused on fertilizer as an integral part of a total nutrient management system. He also emphasized the need for addressing environmental issues.