Joanne Daly

Joanne DalyDirector

Dr Joanne Daly is a consultant in agricultural sciences and a CSIRO Honorary Fellow. She has extensive experience in research, research management and governance in the area of agriculture and biosecurity. She retired from CSIRO in December 2015.

Joanne has a PhD from the Department of Population Biology at the Australian National University, and 35 years of experience as an evolutionary biologist, working in the areas of agricultural and environmental science.

Joanne has held a wide range of leadership roles including Chief of Entomology at CSIRO, a member of CSIRO’s Executive and Chair of the international Global Biodiversity Information Facility. She has also been a member of a range of government advisory bodies, including the Biosecurity Advisory Council, the Primary Industries Standing Committee and ACIAR Commission.

Joanne has been a Board Member of Food Science Australia and the Weed Management CRC. She has been awarded the Public Service Medal, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.