08 Jun 2014

post-R Costa


Robert Costa  PERSONAL INFORMATION: Robert is married to Rita and they have 5 children. He resides in Melbourne, Australia and travels extensively, tending to business and personal interests. Robert holds several community appointments at both the federal and state level, including:


Chairman – Global Reconciliation P/L, an international reconciliation program under the auspices of both Monash and RMIT universities in Melbourne.     www.greconc1.cems-gr.org/wpgrec1

  • Chairman – Geelong Region Innovation & Investment Fund.
  • Director  – Geelong Performing Arts Centre Trust.

Past offices:

  • Mayor – City of Geelong West.
  • Chairman – Geelong Area consultative Committee.

BUSINESS INFORMATION: Costa Asset Management P/L       www.costaam.com.au (Chairman) The Company that Robert founded, Costa Asset Management (CAM) is a private investment house. Its activities focus on building and growing capital by delivering positive risk-adjusted returns. CAM  holds assets across a variety of classes in both Australia and the USA.

Costa Group Holdings P/L        
www.costagroup.com.au (Director) Costa Group Holdings P/L (CGH) was founded by Robert and his brothers. It is Australia’s largest grower,  marketer and exporter of fresh produce, with operations in all states of the nation, as well as in Africa and Asia. Unigrain P/L         
www.unigrain.com.au (Chairman) Unigrain is the leading miller, distributor and exporter of high quality grains, seeds, pulses and potatoes.

Unigrain is also the key supplier of milled oats to the major processors in Australia, Taiwan and India.