International Science Advisory Panel

The International Science Advisory Panel is a group of scientists who are leading experts in their fields and provide high-quality, independent scientific advice and support to the Challenge.

Professor Jan Bebbington

Based at the University of Birmingham in the UK, social scientist Professor Jan Bebbington is the chair of…

Associate Professor Phillip Cassey

Phillip brings critical analytical techniques to the study of invasion ecology, wildlife trade, and biosecurity risk management -…

Professor Richard Duncan

Richard's specialties are in ecology, weed biology, and conservation, with a focus on biological invasions and extinctions.…

Professor Rob Ewers

Rob works on spatial patterns of forest ecosystems, and the biodiversity contained within those forests. His research involves…

Professor Joshua Viers

Joshua is a watershed scientist with expertise in resource management and environmental decision-making.…

Professor Andrew Young

Andrew is a plant ecological geneticist, and is the Director of the CSIRO-hosted National Research Collections Australia.…