Executive Team

  • Professor Matthew Morell

    Institute Director
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Affiliate Academic
    School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
    Michael O'Shea

    Dr Michael O'Shea

    Deputy Director - Operations
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Professor Neena Mitter

    Affiliate Professor
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
    Centre Director
    Centre for Horticultural Science

    Professor Ben Hayes

    Centre Director, Animal Science
    Centre for Animal Science

    Professor Ian Godwin

    Centre Director - Crop Science
    Centre for Crop Science

    Professor Mike Gidley

    Centre Director
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences
    Ms Cara Herington

    Ms Cara Herington

    Operations Manager
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Mr Oliver Frith

    Mr Oliver Frith

    Business Development Manager
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

Research Theme Leaders

Centre for Crop Science

Centre for Animal Science

Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

Affiliate, Honorary and Adjunct appointments

Affiliate, Honorary and Adjunct appointments

  • Dr Bruce D'Arcy

    Adjunct Senior Fellow
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

    Dr Sushil Dhital

    Honorary Senior Fellow
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Dr Glen Fox

    Honorary Senior Lecturer
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

    Honorary Professor Elliot Gilbert

    Honorary Professor
    Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
    Honorary Professor
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

    Dr Alison Kelly

    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Centre for Nutrition & Food Sciences (QAAFI)
    Senior Research Fellow in Statistic
    Centre for Crop Science

    Honorary Professor Qiaoquan Liu

    Dean
    College of Agriculture, Yangzhou University, China
    Honorary Professor
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

    Associate Professor Zivile Luksiene

    Associate Professor
    Vilnius University

    Dr Ram Mereddy

    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

    Honorary Professor Michael Rychlik

    Professor, Head of the Chair of Analytical Food Chemistry
    TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan, Technical University of Munich
    Honorary Professor
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

    Professor Mark Turner

    Affiliate Professor
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences
    Professor and Academic Senior Lead
    School of Agriculture and Food Sciences

    Dr Francisco Vilaplana

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology
    Honorary Associate Professor
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

    Dr Olivia Wright

    Senior Lecturer
    School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
    Affiliate Senior Research Fellow & Senior Research Fellow
    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences

CCS Affiliate, Honorary and Adjunct appointments

Centre for Horticultural Science

CHS Affiliate, Honorary and Adjunct appointments

Operations Team

  • Mr Stephen Williams

    Mr Stephen Williams

    Deputy Director
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Professor Damian Hine

    Professorial Research Fellow
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Mr Oliver Frith

    Mr Oliver Frith

    Business Development Manager
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Ms Cara Herington

    Ms Cara Herington

    Operations Manager
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Carolyn Martin

    Ms Carolyn Martin

    Marketing and Communication Manager
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Mr Terry Bell

    Senior Manager, Indigenous Engageme
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Nick Macsa

    Mr Nick Nacsa

    Health, Safety and Facility Manager
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Dr Danila Elango

    Dr Danila Elango

    Safety and Compliance Coordina
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Dr Kristie Barclay

    Dr Kristie Barclay

    Facilities and Infrastructure Manag
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Dr Fanny Lombard

    Principal Health Safety & Fac Coord
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Dr Tinashe Chiurugwi

    Dr Tinashe Chiurugwi

    Senior Commercial Manager
    The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Cameron Doig

    Mr Cameron Doig

    Research Partnerships Officer
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Fiona Zhao

    Ms Fiona Zhao

    Senior Admin Officer (Research)
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Liz Middleton

    Mrs Liz Middleton

    Communication and Events Officer
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Emma Linnell

    Mrs Emma Linnell

    Executive Assistant
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Miss Mel Rowan

    Centre for Animal Science
    Centre Administration Officer/Coord
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Ms Janelle Low

    Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences
    Centre Administration Officer/Coord
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Julianna Thomson

    Ms Julianna Thomson

    Senior Research Project Officer
    Centre for Crop Science
    Angie Strelow

    Mrs Angie Strelow

    Project Manager - Hy-Gain project
    Centre for Crop Science
    Cassie Martinez

    Ms Cassie Martinez

    Administrative Officer
    Centre for Crop Science
    Susie Green

    Ms Susie Green

    Research Project Support Officer
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
    Eric Pham

    Mr Eric Pham

    Management Accountant
    Finance Professional Services - Institutes
    Ms Bogi Crilly-Toth

    Mrs Bogi Crilly-Toth

    Management Accountant
    Finance Professional Services - Institutes
    Nicole Leiva

    Nicole Leiva

    Higher Degrees by Research Liaison Officer
    Graduate School
    Kathleen Jowett

    Kathleen Jowett

    Manager, HR Client Partnering
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

    Fiona Davis

    HR Advisor
    Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation

QAAFI Student Association