Leadership team

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Executive Director, Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds

Steve is one of Australia’s leading researchers on integrated approaches to natural resource management, sustainability, global change and environmental policy.

He holds a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University. He is an honorary professor at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Board Member of the International Society of Ecological Economics, and expert contributor to the UN International Resource Panel and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) working group on policy tools and methodologies.

Dr Jared Greenville, Assistant Secretary
Agricultural Forecasting and Trade branch

  • Trade and biosecurity
  • Global agriculture and food modelling
  • Global value chains
  • Growing Australian agricultural exports
  • Agricultural outlook
  • Agricultural macroeconomic analysis
  • Agricultural commodity transformation
  • Climate and agronomy i
  • Research and analytics platforms
  • Data organisation
  • Data ecosystems
  • Data interoperability
  • Emerging policy issues
  • Conferences and events, strategic communication and publishing

Peter Gooday, Assistant Secretary
Farm Performance, Biosecurity and Information branch and Chief Commodity Analyst

  • Productivity analysis
  • Climate and price variability
  • Farm surveys management
  • Farm surveys policy insights analysis
  • Climate change and the profitability of Australian farms
  • Seasonal agricultural labour demand
  • Invasive species
  • Social sciences
  • Biosecurity modelling
  • Biosecurity risk management
  • Biosecurity value
  • Marine pests research
  • Information systems management

David Galeano, Assistant Secretary
Natural Resources branch

  • Spatial analytics.
  • Forest and land information
  • Forest and land synthesis and reporting
  • Natural resources market measurement
  • Natural resources trends and drivers
  • Natural resources policy insights
  • Fisheries economics
  • Domestic fisheries
  • International fisheries
  • Socio-economic fish survey

Program Leads

Dr Tony Arthur – Biosecurity and Social Science

James Larcombe – Fisheries Science

Dr Caroline Gunning-Trant – Trade and Global Change

Dr Jane Stewart – Forest and Land Sciences

Dr Tom Jackson – Farm Data and Analysis

Stephanie Black – Natural Resource Economics

Dr Rohan Nelson – Agricultural Forecasts and Policy

Heather McGilvray – Emerging Policy Issues

Joanne Sullivan– Research Information Systems

Anna Chu – ABARES Impact and Engagement

Organisation chart

Last reviewed: 21 July 2020
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