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About AFGC

Barry Cosier

Director, Sustainability

“I enjoy working with members to help them understand the ways they can reduce their environmental impact and comply with legislation.”

Barry Cosier is Director, Sustainability for the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC). He helps members navigate the complexities of sustainable practices by drawing on his extensive experiences in the grocery and resource recovery industries. Barry worked in Customer Development and Trade roles for Johnson and Johnson Pacific, Sanofi, Reckitt and Colman. He was also Chief Executive Officer of Madura Tea and served as a Board Member and Chair of the SME Forum for AFGC. To expand his knowledge, Barry moved into the resource recovery industry and was the Contracts and Corporate Affairs Manager for Solo Resource Recovery. He stays at the forefront of this industry by serving as a member of the Department of Environment and Energy Food Waster Steering Committee and the National Wast Policy Industry Reference Group. This helps Barry support members that are striving to reduce their environmental footprint and care for the community and environment.