Fionnuala Malone is rapporteur / liaison to the various Technical Working Groups that underpin each of the work programmes.
She has a strong background in ruminant nutrition and business management and a combination of Irish and overseas experience, having spent 11 years working in the Australian Dairy industry. In her career to date, she has worked extensively as a dairy nutritionist in both Ireland and Australia, spending 6 years as a Farm Service Manager with National Foods in Queensland and New South Wales.
Fionnuala served on the board of Subtropical Dairy (Queensland), Dairy NSW and the Australian Dairy Conference. Her role as director on the boards of SDP and Dairy NSW focused on developing RD & E (Research, Development and Extension) capability for the industry to ensure that dairy farmers have access to leading edge development programs and research information.
Fionnuala has had extensive involvement in Australia in the implementation of national animal health programs such as CountDown Down Under, InCalf and programmes for the control of Johne’s Disease.
Fionnuala graduated from UCD with a BAg in 1995 and completed M Ag Sci in Dairy Cow Nutrition in 1998. She also has an MBA from University Western Sydney from 2005. She is originally from a dairy farm in Co. Kilkenny and lives in Co. Waterford.
Contact Fionnuala by email here.