Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Christine Storer

Dr Christine Storer

BCom PostGradDip MCom PhD

Christine Storer is a senior lecturer in agribusiness at the Wagga Wagga campus teaching accounting, finance, risk, investment, commodity trade and pricing.

For the previous 6 years Christine was the Head of School of Agribusiness for Central Reginal TAFE (formerly C.Y. O’Connor Institute) and an Adjunct Professor with Charles Sturt University.

Christine has worked internationally as the Managing Director of Asterisk Pty Ltd for over 25 years as an information system analyst, chartered accountant and market researcher.  Christine has worked on Boards including the Muresk Old Collegians Association, WAFarmers, the C.Y. O’Connor Institute Governing Council and the Rotary Club of Northam.

She was an Adjunct Professor with Curtin University’s International Institute of Agri-food Security after working at Muresk and the University for over 20 years.  For several years she was responsible for the Muresk Institute of Agriculture’s 4 campuses and managing more than 80 staff.

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Christine Storer is currently teaching accounting, finance, risk, investment, commodity trade and pricing.  She has been involved in nearly 30 years of university teaching of business planning, law, tax, accounting, commodity trade, marketing, research, extension, food chains and information systems.

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Christine Storer is currently working with farm improvement group Southern Dirt to develop a value chain for the break crop flax so farmers have a route to market for value added food products.

She is working with Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) and consultants Farmanco to understand farmer decision making in growing high protein wheat including the impact of wheat prices and extra costs in this process.

Christine has worked with agribusiness industry in Australia and overseas to solve real problems and come up with practical solutions in 80 research projects.  Research has focused on understanding end consumers and customers through the food chain as well as coordination of multiple organisations. She has supervised more than 20 post graduate students.  As leader of the Resilience Evaluation Research Strategy Team responsible for the research on the Farm Business Resilience project with WA farmers, awards were won – Science Communication Initiative of the Year in 2011, the Economic Development Australia Award in 2012 and Curtin University Vice Chancellor’s Award of Excellence and Innovation in 2012.

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Awards:

  • Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary for contribution to community service 2019
  • Curtin University – 2012 Vice Chancellors Awards of Excellence & Innovation 2012
  • Strategic Planning Award – 2012 Economic Development Australia Awards 2012
  • Science Communication Initiative of the Year - 2011 WA Science Awards 2011
  • Runner up best paper award - Sixth International Conference on Chain Management in Agribusiness and the Food Industry  2004
  • Joint best paper award - Curtin Business School Doctoral Students Colloquium 2004
  • Best paper award - National Business Student Research Conference 2004
  • Australian Postgraduate Award Silver Jubilee Scholarship 2000 - 2003

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