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Ms Ali Green

Communication Advisor


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Ali is an award-winning communicator working with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO.

Her work has been published by the BBC, New York Post, IFLScience and LeMonde. She works with TV, radio, print and online media to ensure her client’s stories are heard and understood.

Highlights of Ali’s career include leading one of CSIRO’s biggest ever campaigns - a story about the antimicrobial properties of platypus milk that reached an audience of hundreds of millions world-wide; being part of a small team that won Golden Quill, PRWeek and Asia Pacific Excellence Awards for achievements in Public Relations and Media Relations for a biosecurity campaign promoting bees with backpacks technology; and more recently, working closely with CSIRO researchers to promote their contribution to Australia’s COVID-19 response.

Ali is currently the Communication Manager for CSIRO’s Business and Infrastructure Services (CBIS) team.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2010-2016

    Ba Communications/Public Relations
    Griffith University

Achievements and Awards

  • 2021-2021

    CSIRO Collaboration Medal as a core member of the ‘Surgical Mask Testing’ Team.

  • 2020-2020

    CSIRO Medal for Support Excellence as part of the ‘Flattening the Response Curve’ team, for helping promote CSIRO’s Covid-19 vaccine work.

  • 2016-2016

    Gold Quill - 2016 Media Relations Merit Award
    CSIRO Biosecurity- "Bees with backpacks" media campaign

  • 2016-2016

    PR Week 2016 Impact Award
    CSIRO Biosecurity - "Bees with backpacks" media campaign

  • 2016-2016

    Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards - 2016 Science and Education
    CSIRO Biosecurity - "Bees with backpacks" media campaign

  • 2016-2016

    Bronze Quill - 2016 Media Relations Award
    CSIRO Biosecurity - "Bees with backpacks" media campaign

  • 2015-present

    Member Golden Key International Honour Society
    Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of university graduates in all fields of study.

Other highlights

  • 2021-2021

    I am honoured to have been acknowledged in "The effect of sanitising on respirator filtration performance", Environmental Research and Public Health.

  • 2018-2018

    Leading one of CSIRO's biggest ever stories "Saving Lives with Platypus Milk" (

  • 2014-2014

    I am honoured to have been acknowledged in "A World Without Wires" CSIRO, Australia, EP 142132.