Inaugural Centre Director named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

June 19, 2017

Filed under: News — Emma Drew @ 3:49 pm

Inaugural Centre Director and Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher, has been named Officer of the Order of Australia in the General Division (AO).
Professor Fincher was recognised for distinguished service to science, and to education, in the area of plant genomics, as an academic, researcher and administrator, through scientific advisory roles, and to international professional societies. Through his many years at the Waite, he has made a distinguished contribution to cereal chemistry and the grains industry through his work on the structure, biosynthesis and digestion of plant cell walls.