Emily Rigby

Head of Research & Development, CANNATREK LTD


Emily Rigby is a horticultural research scientist who has been working in the field of Medical Cannabis since legislative changes came into effect in Australia in 2016. Emily is Head of Research & Development for Cannatrek and Director of Research Programs for the AIMC – Australian Institute for Medical Cannabis Inc, President of the Australian Society of Horticultural Science, Director of Protected Cropping Australia and 2016Nuffield Australia Farming Scholar.

Emily is a passionate advocate for Medical Cannabis –promoting Australian patient access, education and regulatory reform. Her expertise include propagation and cultivation methods, facility design, licensing and permit applications, regulatory compliance, patient access, education and research from seed to patient.

Emily is dedicated to removing the stigma surrounding the Cannabis plant, facilitating the Australian medical cannabis industry, improving patient access and growing high grade medical cannabis for domestic and export markets.

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