Associate Professor Richard Eckard

Associate Professor Richard Eckard

PICCC Director

Richard Eckard is an Associate Professor and Director of the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre, a joint initiative between the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Department of Primary Industries.

He sits on science advisory panels for the Australian, New Zealand and UK governments and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation on climate change research in agriculture and leads research programs in enteric methane, nitrous oxide and whole farm systems modelling of mitigation and adaptation strategies.

Richard has published over 90 scientific publications, holds a number of national and international science leadership roles, being a keynote speaker at numerous industry and international science conferences over the past few years.

Associate Professor Richard Eckard
Associate Professor Richard Eckard