PhD (UNE), BRurSc (UNE), GradDipAgEcon (UNE)
Karl was a lecturer/senior lecturer in Agribusiness at Charles Sturt University from 2008-2018 in the School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, and currently maintains a fractional appointment as a Senior Research Fellow with the Graham Centre.
Since January 2018 Karl has been the Elizabeth Creak Chair in Agri-Tech Economic Modelling at Harper Adams University in the UK where he is leading interdisciplinary research teams and working with industry, government and other research institutions to provide economic intelligence and agri-tech solutions for UK and global agriculture and value chains.
Prior to joining CSU Karl operated an agricultural consulting firm for 8 years, which serviced rural clients, and conducted research and extension activities throughout the central west of NSW. Karl has also previously been employed as an agricultural consultant, a rural financial counsellor, farm management advisory officer at Tocal Agricultural College, and as an economist with the NSW Department of Primary Industries.