APRIL Executive

CEO and Chief Scientist

Professor John Pluske BSc (Agric) (Hons), PhD (UWA), RAnNutr., R. Anim. Sci.

John Pluske

John Pluske is the inaugural Chief Scientist and CEO of Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL).

Professor Pluske from Murdoch University, Western Australia, will commit more than half his time to APRIL, while maintaining academic roles and duties at Murdoch University. Hisresearch career, including many years as a Pork CRC subprogram leader, has focused on nutrition-gut disease interactions in pigs, growth and development, feed and ingredient evaluation.

P.O. Box 466, Willaston, South Australia, 5118
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Manager, Commercialisation and Research Impact

Dr Charles Rikard-Bell  BSc.Agr, MSc, PhD

Charles Rikard-Bell

As Manager, Commercialisation and Research Impact for APRIL, Dr Rikard-Bell is responsible for the commercialisation of intellectual property (IP) generated by the company. Charles worked in UK, Belgium and USA as a pig geneticist before returning to Australia to work with a multinational animal health company for 11 years, holding technical, sales and marketing roles in Australia and Asia Pacific. Charles gained his PhD in nutrition and biology through the CRC for an Internationally Competitive Pork Industry.

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