6 – Greg Beashel – CEO & Managing Director QSL

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Greg joined Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL) in June 2000. Prior to being appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 1 February 2012, Greg was responsible for QSL’s operations including port terminal management, capital and maintenance management, shipping operations, chartering and trade finance.

QSL is responsible for the majority of Australian raw sugar exports and works on behalf of Australian sugar millers and growers to build sustainable business partnerships with sugar refiners in the Asia-Pacific region. They export over 3 million tonnes of sugar per year, supply circa 50% of Asian sugar demand and have a turnover of $1.5bn circa.

Before joining QSL, Greg spent seven years with CSR in a range of roles including operations, sugar marketing, hedging and trading. He has extensive experience in sugar refining and a strong understanding of customer perspectives and requirements.

Greg is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the business with the goal of maximising pool returns for members.

He is an energetic results driven professional with broad public company experience in supply chain, operations, asset management and commodity marketing fields. Significant overseas business experience throughout Asia, Middle East, North and South America.


  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons)
  • Graduate of the Australian Graduate School of Management MBA Executive Program
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Greg’s LinkedIn Profile https://au.linkedin.com/in/greg-beashel-a8702824

Learn more about QSL – http://www.qsl.com.au/

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