Prof Phillip Cassey
ARC Industry Laureate Fellow, Adelaide University Prof Phil Cassey is an inaugural Australian Research Council Industry Laureate Fellow working to combat wildlife crime and prevent environmental harm.
About this speaker
Phill Cassey, is an inaugural ARC Industry Laureate Fellow, working exclusively to ‘Combat Wildlife Crime and Prevent Environmental Harm’. He has worked in international Environmental Biosecurity and Wildlife Conservation for >20 years and is globally recognised as an expert in researching the illegal wildlife trade. In 2019 he was named an Australian Research Leader in ‘Life & Environmental Sciences’. He has published over 300 international scientific research papers and, since arriving in Australia in 2010, he has managed 10s of millions of dollars of research funds. Phill is an Academic member of the AELERT and INTERPOL Wildlife Crime Working Groups and in 2019 he was nominated by the Australian Government (Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment) to represent Australia as a lead author on the UN Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) ‘Global Biodiversity Assessment Report on Invasive Alien Species’.