Professor Peter Ralph
Director, Climate Change Cluster (C3), University of Technology Sydney
Peter is a professor of Marine Biology at UTS, and executive director of the Climate Change Cluster (C3) in the Faculty of Science. Passionate about the bioeconomy, his research includes algae-based bio-products, including the production of food, energy, green chemistry and bio-products using microalgae. A collaborator with industry, Peter also focuses on research and development of mass scale algal cultivation to overcome commercialisation barriers in the algae-based biotechnology sector. He is also founder of the Deep Green Biotech Hub, member of the IOC-UNESCO Blue Carbon International Scientific Working Group and former leader of the CSIRO Marine and Coastal Carbon Biogeochemistry Cluster.