Professor Giles Hardy


Giles is a founding Director of ArborCarbon who has completed research and projects on most continents. Giles is an expert in forest pathology and natural ecosystems, in particular, how biotic and abiotic plant diseases impact on ecosystem function and health. He has over 27 years of experience in the biology, ecology, taxonomy, pathology and control of Phytophthora species in natural and managed ecosystems.

Based at Murdoch University (Australia), Giles has research collaborations in remote sensing, eco-hydrology, entomology, molecular plant pathology, plant physiology and nutrition, fungal genetics, microbiology, soil health, restoration ecology, and native fauna among others.