12-13 August 2019, Canberra
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Professor Andrew Campbell FTSE FAICD is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). He started his five-year term as CEO of ACIAR on 31 July 2016, joining ACIAR from Darwin, after five years as the inaugural Director of the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) at Charles Darwin University.
His research interests and more than 100 publications span the interactions between climate, water, energy and agrifood systems, and the interface between science and policy. He previously led the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) at Charles Darwin University (CDU), Land & Water Australia, Triple Helix Consulting, and was a Senior Executive in the Australian Government.
Professor Campbell is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). He is a Professorial Fellow at the Australian National University’s Fenner School and at Charles Darwin University. He represents Australia on the System Council of the CGIAR, and he is a Commissioner with the Commission for International Agricultural Research, a member of the Science Advisory Panel of Landcare Research New Zealand, and Patron of Landcare in Victoria.
Professor Campbell trained in forestry at Creswick and the University of Melbourne, then in agricultural knowledge systems at Wageningen University, and is an Honorary Professor at Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Fenner School at the Australian National University.
Andrew was Australia’s first National Landcare Facilitator and remains involved in a family farm in south-eastern Australia, where his family has been farming since the 1860s.