Mick Quirk is the Environment and Sustainability Manager at CANEGROWERS. Mick's key areas include industry engagement, sustainability, the Great Barrier Reef including water quality issues, incentive programs, regulations, practice change and policy, biosecurity, climate, chemical and fertiliser stewardship and vegetation management.
Mick started at CANEGROWERS in 2016 and spent three and a half years as the Smartcane BMP Program Manager. He is well qualified, having experience as an R and D project manager with Meat and Livestock Australia, several years as a private agricultural consultant, a native vegetation and biodiversity consultant to Land and Water Australia, and multiple roles around science and sustainability within the Queensland Department of Primary Industries.
Mick has a Ph.D in rangeland ecology, a Masters of Agricultural Science and a Bachelor of Ag Science.