RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Represented the Humanitarian Golden Rice Projects at many international events while managing the international ProVitaMinRice Consortium.
  • Negotiated and managed the establishment of the Australian Grains Genebank in Horsham, Victoria.
  • Managed the establishment of three Managed Environment Facilities across the wheat belt of Australia as well as a series of projects on water productivity traits conducted at the sites.
  • Delegate with the Public Research and Regulation Initiative at various international COP-MOP meetings of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
  • Member of the Australian delegation to a meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Advisory Committee to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in Delhi.
  • Negotiated and managed a more than A$120 million portfolio of prebreeding R&D projects for GRDC.

CLIENTS

  • Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR): Roots, Tubers & Bananas Program
  • AgriBio: Government of Victoria
  • Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (ABCA)
  • The Australian National University (ANU)
  • The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
  • The Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC), Australia
  • University of Western Australia: Plant Energy Biology Centre of Excellence
  • Murdoch University, WA.