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Professor Allan Dale

Professor Allan Dale

Chief Scientist

As Chief Scientist, Allan’s extensive knowledge and experience across northern Australia informs and supports the strategic direction of science within the CRCNA’s investment portfolio.

Allan supports the CRCNA staff and CEO by overseeing and coordinating a range of projects with significant policy implications for the   development of northern Australia. These include projects associated with industry/sector situational analyses, de-risking landscapes for   investment, identifying priority investors in northern Australian agriculture, and work concerning the cost of freight, communications and energy in   the northern development context.

Allan is a Professor of Tropical Regional Development at the Cairns Institute, James Cook University.