Les Gordon worked in farming for over 40 years, as part of his family business and in a number of industry related governance roles. He is the former Chair of the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) Water Taskforce and former NFF Vice President.

Les began his work as a community and industry representative in 1989 when he was involved in the Wakooi Landcare program. Since then, Les has held roles for Rice Growers Australia, The Murray Darling Basin Authority and the NFF, along with a number of water and irrigation initiatives.