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Associate Professor in International Agricultural Development, The University of Queensland

Scott grew up on a mixed farming property in western Queensland and has a PhD in agricultural economics. He completed an Honours degree in Asian Studies, graduated from the Hopkins-Nanjing Centre, speaks fluent Chinese and has collaborated with 20 Chinese research and government agencies. He has has conducted 25 agricultural development projects in China, Southeast Asia an the Pacific and leads UQ's involvement in the Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research.


  • –present
    Senior Fellow in Agricultural Development, The University of Queensland
  • 1996–1997
    Researcher, The Economist Intelligence Unit


  • 2009 
    The University of Queensland, PhD Agricultural Economics
  • 1998 
    Nanjing-Hopkins Centre for Advanced Chinese and American Studies, Grad cert
  • 1993 
    Griffith University, B Asian Studies (Hons)