Ally Driessen

Bee Biosecurity Officer

Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Ally Driessen was an amateur beekeeper and permaculture enthusiast during the Varroa scare in Victoria mid-2018. This drove her to swap a corporate career for a ‘bee-change’ and become part of the driving force in reducing the risks of exotic and established honey bee pests.

Before becoming the Victorian BBO, Ally worked for more than ten years in coaching, training and project management. Her professional background is a welcome addition to the National Bee Biosecurity Program team.