SRA appoints Dr Michael O’Shea as Executive Manager, Operations

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Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has announced the appointment of Dr Michael O'Shea as Executive Manager, Operations.

In this critical role for SRA, Dr O'Shea will be responsible for the organisation's health, safety and environment, information technology, human resources, assets and facilities, and farms and operations.

SRA CEO Mr Neil Fisher said Dr O'Shea was highly qualified for the position, with extensive experience in senior management and research within the Australian sugarcane industry spanning more than 20 years.

"Since the beginning of SRA in 2013, Dr O'Shea was the General Manager of the SRA Research Funding Unit (RFU), playing a key leadership role in helping steer investment in critical research, development and adoption (RD&A) activities," Mr Fisher said.

"Through this previous experience on the SRA Executive Team, Dr O'Shea is well-placed to lead SRA's Operations group, which provides vital support services to ensure that SRA continues to deliver valued outcomes for the industry."

Prior to his role with the RFU, Dr O'Shea was a Program Manager and Principal Scientist with BSES Limited, a predecessor organisation of SRA.

Dr O'Shea said he looked forward to working closely with SRA staff, the sugarcane industry, and other key stakeholders in his new role.

"SRA is firmly focused on delivering productivity, profitability and sustainability for sugarcane growers and millers and I look forward to further contributing to industry outcomes and impact through this challenging role as Executive Manager, Operations," Dr O'Shea said.

 
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