Governance University Council Associate Professor Alana Grech

Associate Professor Alana Grech

Elected Member - Academic Staff

Associate Professor Alana Grech


  • Member, JCU Council
  • Member, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee


Alana has been elected as one of two Academic Staff Members of Council from 20 April 2022. She is an Associate Professor and Head of Earth and Environmental Science at the College of Science and Engineering.

Alana’s research uses spatial technologies to inform the sustainable management of Australia’s tropical coasts. She has authored over 80 refereed journal articles, book chapters and technical reports and is an Associate Editor of the international journal Diversity and Distributions.

Alana works in collaboration with a range of government and non-government agencies and communities and is an appointed member of the Queensland Species Technical Committee and Queensland Sustainable Fisheries Scientific Expert Panel.