Welcome to Andrew Cameron - ASM's First Communication Ambassador!
Andrew Cameron is a science communicator & microbiologist working within the food and beverage industry. He completed his degree in Technology Innovation at the Queensland University of Technology graduating with first class honours before co-founding a consulting & events company, Macaron Creative. He has presented on microbial terroir & sustainable cuisine at the International Food Studies Conference and The Australian Gastronomy Symposium, presented at the Queensland Museum & Museum of Tropical Queensland & has helped organise events for Inspiring Australia & National Science Week over the last four years. He has also worked with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama, attended the MAD Symposium in Copenhagen & contributed to a segment on ABC’s Catalyst.
Recently basing himself in Adelaide, Andrew has been able to attain a more hands-on working knowledge of the microbiology of wine-making, cheese production, soil health & food safety. He is particularly interested in looking at the complexities of wild fermentation, the gut microbiome, future foods & strategies for commercialising sustainable technologies. In his spare time he makes wine, vinegars, koji, kombucha & lacto-ferments in a small laboratory he hast put together under a restaurant he assists.