Lucy Aukett

Project Officer

Lucy Aukett has an honours degree in Plant Biotechnology from the University of Adelaide, where she did research into promoters and promoter elements which drive cell-specific expression in plants. She also has a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management and Sustainability from the University of South Australia.

Lucy previously worked in the Australian Chief Plant Protection Office on the Enterprise Surveillance Project, which is bringing in new information management systems to assist the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources with its surveillance activities. She entered the Department through their graduate program in 2014, part of which saw her take part in an emergency response to cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in the Northern Territory.

Lucy will be working in the emergency response team, including the EPPRD and training programs.