Richard Heath

  • CEO, Net Zero Emissions for Agriculture CRC
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Richard Heath is CEO of the Zero Net Emissions Agricultural Cooperative Research Centre housed in the University of Queensland. Prior to his appointment, Richard was the AFI’s Executive Director from June 2018 to January 2024, previously serving as the General Manager – Research. Prior to joining the AFI, Richard was Associate Professor of Agronomy and Farm Management at the University of Sydney and before that was involved in a large family farming business in North West NSW. Richard is a director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation and sits on the Advisory Committee for CSIRO Agriculture and Food. He is a Nuffield scholar and was a director of Nuffield Australia.