Richard A. I. Drew
Richard Drew is a leading world authority on the taxonomy, ecology and behavior of tropical fruit flies in the tephritid sub-family Dacinae. His research has led to the definition of all known major pest species and a sound knowledge of their ecology and pest management strategies. He has published over 140 research papers and three major books. He has received a range of awards including the Order of Australia and the Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award, Australia’s most prestigious science award. He is also a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.