Dr. Julie Delforce

Senior Sector Specialist, Agricultural Development & Food Security, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Julie is a senior specialist in Agricultural Development and Food Security in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). In this role she works with DFAT’s country and regional programs to strengthen the quality of agricultural development initiatives. Julie joined (former) AusAID in 1998 and since then has covered a wide range of development topics across both Asia and the Pacific. She has also worked as Economic Adviser at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat; managed a crop analysis team at ABARES; and dabbled in university lecturing, consulting and research. Her academic qualifications are in Social Anthropology (BScEcons) and Agricultural Economics (MEc, PhD).