Dr Jared Greenville was appointed Executive Director of ABARES in 2020.
In this role he leads a comprehensive program of scientific research and economic analysis across Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry. The Bureau’s work underpins the development of Australian Government policy as well as decision-making from the farm gate to national industries and international markets.
Jared currently represents Australia at Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) forums on sustainable agricultural production, global food security and climate policy.
Prior to joining ABARES, Jared held a senior role at the OECD, focusing on agri-food trade policy, global value chains in agriculture, and food security and risk (Southeast Asia) along with monitoring and evaluating.
He has also worked for the Productivity Commission, providing high level advice to the Australian Government on bilateral and regional trade agreements, domestic drought support policy, infrastructure policy and the challenges posed by an ageing population.
Jared holds a PhD in agricultural and natural resource economics from the University of Sydney.