Dr Pratibha Singh
(Joint Secretary (Asia), International Executive Body | Society For Plant Research)
Dr Pratibha Singh
(Joint Secretary (Asia))

Dr Pratibha Singh, Regional Manager, South Asia at Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is based in Australian High Commission, New Delhi, India. Before joining ACIAR in 2018, Pratibha was head of the Technology Advancement Unit of the Indo–Swiss Collaboration in Biotechnology program for eight years. She has over 20 years’ experience in crop research and technology management, including more than 10 years of research experience in molecular plant pathology on crops, including wheat, rice, corn and potato. Pratibha worked at: the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; USDA–Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Centre, Stuttgart, USA; Cornell University, Ithaca, USA; and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton. She also worked as a scientist and Coordinator of Research Management System in a corporate biotech industry (E.I. DuPont India). She earned her graduation with bronze medal in Agriculture and Animal husbandry and a Master of Agriculture Biotechnology from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India, and a PhD in Agriculture, with a major in plant pathology as a Monbusho Scholar from Tottori University, Japan. Website: South Asia (aciar.gov.au)