Manager - Partnerships and Engagement

Kelly’s role is to maximise Bioplatforms end-to-end involvement and contribution to national scientific and industry challenges by leading Bioplatforms engagement strategy and enhancing partnership activities. She engages with a range of research communities and stakeholders to build persistent partnerships that drive impactful Life Science research in Australia.

Kelly has over 12 years of academic experience investigating plant pathogen biology and interactions, as well as soil microbes that underpin nutrient cycling and soil health. She has held research positions both nationally and internationally and she is passionate about supporting innovation through cutting-edge research to overcome our national and global sustainability and environmental challenges.

Qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Plant Pathology; Bachelor of Science (Agriculture – First Class Honours)

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