Ian Thompson (Chair)

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Ian has been responsible for Australian Government policy and programs across Landcare and natural resources, water, fisheries, forestry, biosecurity, rural policy and adjustment and drought. He was Australia’s first Chief Environmental Biosecurity Officer. He previously chaired Wildlife Health Australia and served on the boards of the Land and Water and Grains Research and Development Corporations, Landcare Australia Limited and the Weeds Cooperative Research Centre. He graduated in natural resources management from the University of New England and is a graduate of the Australian Rural Leadership Program.

Ian Thompson, Invasive Species Council Science & Conservation Committee Chair