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Adjunct professor, University of Canberra

Tony Peacock is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra. He is also Chief Executive of the Cooperative Research Centres Association.

From 2001 to 2010 he was CEO of the Pest Animal Control CRC and the Invasive Animals CRC. Previously he was Managing Director and Research Manager of the Pig R&D Corporation. He was a researcher at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Melbourne.

Besides his role at the CRC Association, Tony is affiliated with several conservation organsations - the Capital Woodlands and Wetlands Trust, the Mulligans Flat Woodlands Sanctuary and the Canberra Indian Myna Action Group.


  • –present
    Chief Executive, Cooperative Research Centres Association
  • –present
    Patron, Canberra Indian Myna Action Group
  • –present
    Chairman, Mulligans Flat Woodlands Sanctuary
  • –present
    Trustee, Capital Woodlands and Wetlands Conservation Trust
  • 2010–present
    CEO, Cooperative Research Centres Association


  • 1990 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 1987 
    University of Sydney, B.Sc.Agr (Hons)

Research Areas

  • Conservation And Biodiversity (050202)
  • Wildlife And Habitat Management (050211)
  • Public Administration (160509)
  • Policy And Administration (1605)


2010 Australian Government Eureka Award for Promoting Understanding of Science