Professor Bill Malcolm
Theme leader, Theme 5 - Maximising sector wide value
Bill Malcolm is an agricultural and resource economist specializing in agribusiness and farm economic analysis involving benefits, costs and risks of farm and value chain innovations. Bill leads Theme 5, developing a model and indices identifying the real-world cost of nitrogen use, by working closely with industry and peak bodies. His outstanding track record in collaborating with primary producers and agriculture businesses addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by changing economies, markets, climate and seasonal disruptions. Bill has undertaken research with funding from major Australian government grants and research development corporation projects on topics including sustainable livestock businesses in an increasingly variable climate and returns on R&D in the grain industry.