Paul Hardman

Industry Affairs Manager, Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa

Paul Hardman is Industry Affairs Manager at the Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa (CGA). Paul’s main focus is on Food Safety and Quality Assurance requirements for the 80+ countries receiving South African citrus, working closely with governments, retailers, exporters, researchers, the agricultural inputs companies and growers to ensure compliance to food safety expectations. Paul has also been involved in overseeing special export programmes, supporting market access initiatives and more recently building IT platforms to make the fruit export process simpler and paperless.