Jessica is a Law Honours candidate at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Jessica is completing her Law honours thesis on the topic of coexistence in Australian agriculture at the Australian National University. She is also the senior researcher and strategic communications officer at CropLife Australia, the peak industry organisation of the plant sciences sector. Jessica is responsible for development and delivery of research, policy and analytical content, tools and activities in the focus areas of crop protection, biotechnology and stewardship.
Jessica has also held positions as a legal researcher in human rights in Delhi, India and a research analyst in government relations. She has also led a number of ANU Law Reform and Social Justice Projects.
The debate on the regulation of GM technology should be placed into a broader context.