Chair, National Fruit Fly Council
Lloyd started his career as a veterinarian in mixed agricultural practice. After 25 years in the private sector, Lloyd joined the Victorian Department of Primary Industries as a Veterinary Officer eventually becoming the Director of the Operations Branch of Biosecurity Victoria.
Until recently, Lloyd was the General Manager of Biosecurity Tasmania, a position he held for nine years. Biosecurity Tasmania is the division of the Tasmanian Government responsible for maintaining Tasmania’s biosecurity system including the State’s Fruit Fly Pest Free Area status. In that role, Lloyd represented Tasmania on many national committees and boards including the National Biosecurity Committee.
During his time in government, Lloyd participated in and led a number of biosecurity emergency responses in both the animal and plant sectors including leading the Tasmanian Queensland fruit fly response in 2018.
Lloyd’s holds a degree and post-graduate qualifications in Veterinary Science, Graduate Diplomas in Psychology and Project Management and qualifications in Emergency Management. Lloyd is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Lloyd’s skills include strategic planning, governance, project management biosecurity emergency management and general organisational management.
Lloyd became the Chair of the National Fruit Fly Council in June 2020.