Stuart Burgess

National Manager, National Fruit Fly Council

In this role, Stuart supports the work of the Council, engages with members and other key stakeholders to coordinate delivery of the National Fruit Fly Strategy.

Previously, Stuart has worked as the CEO of Fruit Growers Tasmania and Fund Manager and Industry Services Manager at Hort Innovation. Stuart brings a rich understanding of biosecurity particularly as it relates to trade and bilateral trade operations and a strong and long-term connection to the Australian horticultural and agricultural sectors.

Stuart brings professional expertise in industry leadership in trade and biosecurity related programs with wide ranging experience in whole of industry leadership, management, and development at national, state and business levels, across a broad spectrum of government, industry and commercial sectors.