Peter has had more than 25 years’ experience working in program and research management, leadership, innovation and training within the rural industries. He worked for Meat & Livestock Australia for 15 years as a Program Manager for the northern beef industry, focusing on grazing management, animal nutrition, genetics, animal health, animal welfare and technology transfer. During this time, Peter was involved in managing many collaborative research projects involving numerous research organisations, industry bodies and commercial companies. He has built strong links within the major rural R&D funding bodies and has a good understanding of their diverse funding schemes. Peter is currently our NSW Node Leader and a Research Engagement Manager within the Research and Innovation Office at UTS.