Dr. Andrew Barr
(Australia), Chair, Program Committee
, Farmer, Director, ABB Grain Pty Ltd; Member, GRDC panel; Affiliate Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia
Andrew Barr is the non-executive director for ABB Grain Pty Ltd. as well as a member of the Southern Panel, Grains Research and Development Corporation and has been an affiliate professor at the University of Adelaide since 1999.
Since 2003 he
has farmed 800 hectares of land with crops such as bread and durum wheat and until 2006 worked as a senior wheat breeder with Australian Grain Technologies
Barr has published nearly 50 scientific papers and was deputy chair of the International Barley Genetics Symposium in 2000 and chair of the International Oat Conference in 1992.
He received his PhD in agricultural science from the University of Adelaide.