Dr Nigel Crump is a potato pathologist with over 15 years’ experience working in the Australian potato industry. Nigel is the General Manager for ViCSPA, which is an industry-based organisation, that operates the seed potato certification Scheme in South Australia, Victoria and northern New South Wales.
In addition, Nigel oversees the day-to-day operation of the Toolangi Elite Business, which produces G0 minitubers and tissue culture plantlets.
Dr Crump makes a significant contribution to the Australian potato industry through his many adjunct roles which include Secretary of the Australian Seed Potato Council (ASPC), Deputy Chair of the UNECE specialised section on seed potatoes, as well as participating on many other local industry subcommittees. He is actively involved in various
research programs and the supervision of post graduate students. He has experience in knowledge transfer and directly works with industry and growers across all sectors of the potato industry.