Chief Executive Officer, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research; Professorial Fellow, Fenner School for the Environment and Society, Australian National University
Andrew Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) in Canberra, reporting to the Foreign Minister. He represents Australia on the System Council of the CGIAR, and is Vice-Chair of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases.
He was previously the Director of the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) and Director of the Centre for Renewable Energy at Charles Darwin University from 2011-16. Andrew Campbell has played influential roles in sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in Australia for 30 years. He has considerable research leadership experience, notably as Executive Director of Land & Water Australia from 2000-2006 and Managing Director of Triple Helix Consulting from 2007-10. He has also had senior policy roles in land, water and biodiversity management as a senior executive in the Australian Government environment portfolio. Andrew was instrumental in the development of Landcare, working with the National Farmers' Federation and the Australian Conservation Foundation to develop the proposal that catalysed the Decade of Landcare. He was Australia's first National Landcare Facilitator, and he pioneered the concept of Whole Farm Planning as Manager of the privately-funded Potter Farmland Plan initiative in western Victoria in the 1980s.
Professor Campbell is a Professorial Fellow at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, at the Australian National University (ANU), an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Andrew maintains an involvement in his family farm in western Victoria, where his family have been farming since the 1860s.
Chief executive officer, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Professor, Charles Darwin University
Head of school, Charles Darwin University
Managing Director, Triple Helix Consulting
Executive Director, Land & Water Australia
Assistant Secretary, Sustainable Landscapes, Environment Australia
National Landcare Facilitator, Landcare
Wageningen Agricultural University, MSc, Management of Agricultural Knowledge Systems
University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Forest Science (Hons)
Victorian School of Forestry, Creswick, Diploma of Forestry
Reflections on four decades of land restoration in Australia, The Rangeland Journal 39(6) 405-416 https://doi.org/10.1071/RJ17056
Designing environmental research for impact, Science of the Total Environment Volume 534, 15 November 2015, Pages 4-13
Managing Australian Landscapes in a Changing Climate, Department of Climate Change, Canberra
Managing Australian Soils: a policy discussion paper, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Canberra
Food, energy, water: conflicting insecurities (and the rare win-wins offered by soil stewardship), Journal of Soil and Water Conservation USA. 63:5 pp149-151
The Getting of Knowledge: a guide to funding and managing applied research, Land & Water Australia, Canberra
Landcare: communities shaping the land and the future, Allen and Unwin, Sydney
Planning for Sustainable Farming: the Potter Farmland Plan story, Lothian Books, Port Melbourne