CoFounder & Managing Director
Agricultural Carbon Research
Daniela has a passion for working with farmers to increase soil health & function, with a particular interest in soil biology & plant soil interactions as ways to increase soil Carbon. She has 15 years of experience in the private sector, non-government organisations, government, & academia and is a strong advocate for science communication. Daniela holds an Honours degree in Resource and Environmental Management and a PhD in the effects of agricultural restoration (shelterbelts) on soil biotic communities.
Erika Van Schellebeck
Sophie holds a Masters by Research (Applied Economics) from the University of South Australia, where she received an ACIAR grant to study groundwater markets in West Bengal, India, focusing on sustainable livelihoods. Sophie also has a Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security from Western Sydney University and a Diploma in Nutrition. Sophie received an International Agricultural Student Award in 2020 and 1st prize in the 3 Minute Thesis competition in 2021.
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Dr Martin PhD, BSc(For)Hons is currently the Business Manager and Senior Partner of Creation Innovation Agriculture & Forestry (CIAAF) & Microbiological Laboratories Australia (Microbe Labs), and sometimes Research Fellow at Monash University, Melbourne depending on major project funding. CIAAF has current links to The University Adelaide, Central Queensland University and government departments in various States.
Maria Manjarrez Martines
Dr Manjarrez-Martinez PhD, MSc, BSc is currently the Research and Analytical Services Manager and Senior Partner of CIAAF and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide.
Maria is committed to bringing proven, scientific, research-based technology in a clear, concise, no-nonsense manner.