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As Research Director - Sustainability Pathways, Jo leads a program of 85 interdisciplinary scientists and applied researchers within CSIRO Land & Water. The program works in partnership to achieve thriving communities, industries and economies, through a range of cross-cutting sustainability areas including:

  • Sustainable consumption and production
  • Indigenous science
  • Regional development and prosperity, including in the GBR region and northern Australia
  • Industry transitions
  • Transport and supply chain logistics
  • Climate change and disaster resilience
  • Biosecurity and biotechnology
  • Digital innovation and the agricultural sector
  • Future cities
  • Application of AI and ML to inform investment decisions

Professional Experiences

  • 2006-2020

    Associate Professor, Research Director / Research Principal
    Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney