Dianne McGrath is also one of Australia’s most highly regarded experts on sustainability. She is a Masters program lecturer, PhD researcher, biohacker, blogger, experimenter and director. She holds four university degrees and is currently completing her PhD at RMIT University where she is conducting a first-of-its-kind food waste research project, Watch My Waste. She is also the Director of the sustainability and business consultancy, Food for Thought Consulting Australia, and recently chaired the Australian Government’s Retail and Foodservice Advisory Board in the development of the National Food Waste Strategy.
Dianne’s work experience has provided her with strong expertise in project management, marketing and government organisations in her time with the Australian Energy Regulator, Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Dianne is also one of seven Australian shortlisted Mars One astronaut candidates in the remaining Mars 100.