Tom Kompas

Tom Kompas

Professor of Environmental Economics and Biosecurity in the School of Biosciences and the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, University of Melbourne

Tom Kompas is a Professor of Environmental Economics and Biosecurity in the School of Biosciences and the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

He is also one of three Chief Investigators in the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis, Research Group Director of the Centre for Environmental and Economic Research at the University of Melbourne, and the Foundation Director of the Australian Centre for Biosecurity and Environmental Economics at the Australian National University.

Tom is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia, a Distinguished Fellow of the Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, and a recipient of the Eureka Prize in Science. He works on large-dimensional computational models of climate and trade and the economics of biosecurity measures. Tom was Director of the Crawford School of Public Policy at the ANU from 2009 to 2015.