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Allan GREEN
Last name : GREEN
First name : Allan
Entrance year : 2023
Occupation : Managing Director
Company : AGRENEW Pty Ltd
Birthdate : 1952/08/18
Address : 2/121 Cremorne Rd 2090 Cremorne Point, NSW / Australia
Main fields of interest :
  • Seeds, genetics
  • Food industries
  • Green chemistry
  • Energy
Professional experience : PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY CSIRO Plant Industry: • 1975 - 1986: Experimental Scientist • 1986 - 1989: Senior Research Scientist • 1990 - 1993: Principal Research Scientist • 1993 - 1997: Principal Research Scientist & Commercial Assistant • 1997 - 2002: Senior Principal Research Scientist & Commercial Assistant • 2003 - 2004: Interim Director, Food Futures Flagship • 2005 - 2006: Business Development Manager • 2007 - 2009: Program Leader, Metabolic Engineering of New Plant Products • 2009 - 2014: Deputy Chief, CSIRO Plant Industry • 2013 - 2014: Theme Leader for Bio-based Fibre & Industrial Products CSIRO Food & Nutrition: • 2014 - 2016: Research Program Director (Bioproducts) CSIRO Agriculture & Food: • 2016 - 2017: Innovation Leader – Biobased Products • 2018 - 2019: Honorary Research Fellow (Retired) • 2019 – now: Managing Director – AGRENEW Pty Ltd
Education : * Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons): Awarded in 1975 from Sydney University. Final year specialisation in plant breeding. * Master of Science in Agriculture: Awarded in 1980 from Sydney University following a course of external research. Thesis entitled "Genetic improvement of white lupin (Lupinus albus). * Doctor of Philosophy: Awarded in 1985 from Australian National University for thesis entitled "Genetic modification of seed fatty acid composition in Linum usitatissimum L.".
Selected publications : Selected publications: 1. Petrie JR, Zhou XR, Leonforte A, McAllister J, Shreshtha P, Kennedy Y, Betide S, Buzza G, Gororo N, Gao W, Lester G, Mansour MP, Mulder RJ, Liu Q, Tian L, Silva C, Cogan NOI, Nichols PD, Green AG, Defeyter R, Devine MD & Singh SP (2020). Development of a Brassica napus (canola) crop with fish oil-like levels of DHA in the seed oil. Frontiers Plant Science 11, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00727 2. Vanhercke T, Dyer JM, Mullen RT, Kilaru A, Rahman MM, Petrie JR, Green AG, Yurchenko O & Singh SP (2019). Metabolic engineering for enhanced oil in biomass. Progress in Lipid Research 74, 103-129, doi: 10.1016/j.plipres.2019.02.002 3. Wood CC, Okada S, Taylor MC, Menon A, Mathew A, Cullerne D, Stephen SJ, Allen RS, Zhou XR, Liu Q, Oakeshott JG, Singh SP & Green AG (2018). Seed-specific RNAi in safflower generates a superhigh oleic oil with extended oxidative stability. Plant Biotechnology Journal, doi: 10.1111/pbi.12915 4. Vanhercke T, Wood C, Singh S, Stymne S & Green A. (2013). Metabolic engineering of plant oils and waxes for use as industrial feedstocks. Plant Biotechnology Journal 11, 197-210 5. Wood C, Petrie J, Shrestha P, Mansour MP, Nichols P, Green A & Singh S (2009). A leaf-based assay using interchangeable design principles to rapidly assemble multistep recombinant pathways. Plant Biotechnology Journal 7, 1-11 6. Robert S.S., Singh S, Zhou XR, Petrie J R, Blackburn S, Mansour P M, Nichols P D, Liu Q & Green A (2005). Metabolic engineering of Arabidopsis to produce nutritionally important DHA in seed oil. Functional Plant Biology 32, 473-479. 7. Smith NA, Singh SP, Wang M-B, Stoutjesdijk PA, Green AG & Waterhouse PM (2000). Total silencing by intron-spliced hairpin RNAs. Nature 407, 319-320 8. Lee M, Lenman M, Banas A, Bafor M, Singh S, Schweizer M, Nilsson R, Liljenberg C, Dahlqvist A, Gummeson PO, Sjodahl S, Green AG & Stymne S (1998). Identification of non-heme diiron proteins that catalyse triple bond and epoxy group formation. Science 280, 915-918. 9. Green AG (1986). A mutant genotype of flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) containing very low levels of linolenic acid in its seed oil. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 66, 499-503 10. Green AG (1986). Genetic control of polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis in flax (Linum usitatissimum) seed oil. Theoretical & Applied Genetics 72, 654-661
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