Zarmeen Hassan

National Manager Biosecurity and Extension,

Zarmeen is a driving force behind simplifying and improving on-farm biosecurity in the vegetable industry. She leads the Biosecurity and Extension team at AUSVEG, to build a prepared, robust and resilient industry that can sustain in the face of increased challenges, including plant health, food safety and sustainability. She represents the industry on the Emergency Plant Pest Response Deed and works with vegetable farmers to elevate biosecurity measures on farm and enable the industry to navigate and mitigate biosecurity threats and incursions. She brings a wealth of experience across industry and the private sector to her work, having worked across a range of industries including vegetable seeds with Monsanto / Bayer, and the fast-moving consumer goods industry with roles in Friesland Campina, Reckitt Benckiser and Coca-Cola. Her work spans engagement across government, research, RDCs as well as grassroot level engagement to deliver powerful outcomes for growers and industry and she represents the Australian vegetable industry on numerous industry and government working and advisory groups.

Zarmeen combines technical knowledge on farm health and biosecurity, a passion for sustainable food production, and an absolute drive to support farmers and industry to bring powerful solutions for a robust industry.

Speaker Session

June 04, 2024

Trade Show (Plant Pavilion) Speaker Session 5: Mind the Gap! What's Next in Food Safety Panel

Expo Halls 14-20 (Plant Pavilion)

1110 - 1130