Ben began keeping bees when he was 9 years old. Ben started his career as a quantitative geneticist, working on practical problems of bee breeding … Read More
Bruce began in bees while at primary school. He worked at the NSW Department of Agriculture for 43 years as an apiary officer. Bruce has … Read More
Casey Cooper is a second-generation beekeeper situated in Tingha, northern NSW. Casey is big on biosecurity, breeds queens, and offers artificial insemination and pollination services.
Casey … Read More
Dr Cooper Schouten is the project manager for the Bees for Sustainable Livelihoods Research Group at Southern Cross University.
Cooper specialises in international apicultural research and … Read More
Corinne’s journey with honeybees commenced as founder of The Bee Lady Apiaries in 2008. She quickly realised that her passion was Queen Breeding and since … Read More
Danny is the managing director of Australian Bee Services. His previous experience includes irrigation consultancy, breeding GM canola, broadacre agronomy, research, development and extension. He … Read More
Diana Leemon is a Principal Scientist within AgriScience Queensland (part of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries) and a member of the AgriFutures HoneyBee & … Read More
Dr. Doug Somerville is NSW DPI Technical Specialist, Honey Bees and Chair of the AgriFutures Honey Bee and Pollination Research Panel. Doug provides specialist technical … Read More
Emily Remnant is a lecturer and researcher from the University of Sydney. Emily’s area of expertise is insect genetics and genomics and her work aims … Read More
Fiona has 30 years business experience in the production and marketing of agricultural and horticultural commodities both in Australia and overseas.
Before taking up the position … Read More
Dr John Roberts works on pests and diseases of honey bees.
John joined CSIRO at Black Mountain ACT as a postdoctoral fellow in 2010, and is … Read More
Kelly is a Honey Bee Education Officer for Tocal College, NSW Department of Primary Industries based at Tocal, Paterson. She also operates a small commercial … Read More
Liz Frost is the Technical Specialist, Honey Bees for the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI). She delivers research, development and education programs and … Read More
Madlen’s interest in bees started at the beginning of her Bachelor’s degree, where she joined the Centre of Integrative Bee Research (CIBER) at the University of … Read More
Malcolm is a 3rd generation beekeeper, beginning beekeeping in 1977 and went full time with his wife Deborah in 1994, creating their company ML & … Read More
Michael Holmes is a research assistant in the Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Lab at the University of Sydney. Michael received his PhD from the University … Read More
Nadine Chapman is a bee researcher at the University of Sydney. Nadine’s research is primarily industry focused. Recent projects include determining if queens produced in … Read More
Patsavee Utaipanon is a PhD student in the Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution Lab at the University of Sydney. Her interest in social insects began when … Read More
Rod Bourke hails from a commercial beekeeping family with 4000 hives in Tasmania. In addition to working for many years in the family business, Rod … Read More
Ros Gloag is a lecturer in evolutionary biology at the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, the University of Sydney. She researches the behaviour and … Read More
Coming from a commercial beekeeping family, Sam worked at Plant Health Australia (2011-2016) where he established and managed many national honey bee and pollination programs. … Read More
Steve has been in the industry for over 20 years working with his brother Wayne and is currently involved in mentoring trainees as part of … Read More
Théotime was trained as a beekeeper when he was in high school and has kept bees ever since. He studied biology in France before coming … Read More
Thomas Gillard is a veterinarian and PhD student researching honey bee reproduction and pathology at the University of Sydney.
Thomas seeks to optimise the artificial insemination … Read More