Distinguished Professor Graham Farquhar AO, FAA, FRS, NAS

Distinguished Professor Graham Farquhar AO, FAA, FRS, NAS is one of Australia's most distinguished plant scientists. His work has helped produce more water-efficient crops which have improved global food security. He leads the Farquhar Lab at ANU, and specialises in plant biophysics and photosynthesis.

Professor Farquhar is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and of the Royal Society and a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences. He has over 300 research publications and is a leading Australian Citation Laureate.

Professor Farquhar won the Prime Minister's Prize for Science in 2015, Britain's 2014 Rank Prize, and is the first Australian to win a Kyoto Prize (2017).

In January 2018, Professor Farquhar was named the 2018 Senior Australian of the Year.