Professor Ravi Naidu

University of Newcastle (Professor)

Professor Ravi Naidu (MSc, PhD, DSc) has more than 25 years of experience in soil chemistry, bioavailability and bioaccessibility of contaminants in terrestrial and aquatic environments. He has global recognition in this field and currently is Chair of the International Committee on Bioavailability and is the past President of the International Society in Trace Element

Biogeochemistry and Commission 3.5 on risk and reclamation of degraded land. He has supervised 42 PhD students, 24 post docs and is author of more than 600 journal articles. His expertise will provide ACRE with leadership and guidance on environmental issues affecting quality, safety and efficacy of cannabinoids, and bioavailability of different cannabinoids in humans based on the heavy metal contamination.