Associate Professor Phillip Cassey

Invasion Ecology Group, University of Adelaide, Australia

As a trans-disciplinary scientist, Dr Cassey brings critical analytical techniques to the study of invasion ecology, wildlife trade, and biosecurity risk management - areas characterised by complexity and uncertainty. His research group focuses on analytical, conceptual, and applied techniques for conducting high impact research. His research has led to significant advances in the discipline of global change biology, and the prioritisation of evidence-based biosecurity decision-making. He works across the biosecurity continuum with existing funded projects in exotic vertebrates, the wildlife trade, emerging diseases, marine biosecurity, established pests, and transport risks.

Dr Cassey’s research interests align most closely with Programme 2, Reducing Risks and Threats.