Dr Jo Luck is the Program Director for the Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative where she leads the development of collaborative, cross-sectoral plant biosecurity research – a new model for RD&E investment. Prior to this she was the Research Director at the Plant Biosecurity CRC, supporting plant biosecurity research and capacity-building for 27 participant organisations from Australia, New Zealand and the US. Jo is a past member of the ARC College and chaired the ARC Industry Advisory Panel for Industrial Transformation Hubs and Centres. She provides advice on Food and Agribusiness RD&E to AusIndustry under the Global Innovation Linkage scheme. She was a Principal Research Scientist in plant microbiology at Agriculture Victoria and a joint Associate Professor with La Trobe University, working on the effects of climate change on pests and diseases of major food crops. Jo will be addressing Biosecurity incursions update on Tuesday in Session 6.