Ross is passionate about ensuring humanity has a long and high-value future. He received a BSc (Hons.) from the University of Adelaide, a double degree in chemistry and philosophy. He has worked in research and development with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) both directly and in industry-adjacent research roles. At ALLFED, Ross applies his knowledge and experience to projects investigating how food systems will potentially be impacted by global catastrophes and quantifying the merit of interventions to respond to such impacts.