About Levies Institute
About AGRICULTURAL LEVIES INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA
‘Partners with Producers’
Spiro Adamopoulos is an economist who has worked at the highest levels in government and private enterprise. Spiro commenced with the Australian Public Service providing advice on a range of financial and policy issues following a period working in the cotton industry.
Recently, Spiro worked with officials in Westminster to develop strategies for the management of animal health following the UK’s foot and mouth disease outbreak in 2001. Spiro was instrumental in showcasing Australia’s animal and plant disease response agreements to UK Ministers, farming organisations and European Union member states. Spiro helped compile these agreements. In 2006 Spiro presented the work he had undertaken with the UK Government in Brussels to all EU Member states and subsequently at the Animal Disease Showcase in Ottawa. During his time in Westminster in 2005, Spiro participated in the Rosemary Radcliffe review of the UK levy system and was called on to provide advice on potential changes.