Markus Herderich has been the Group Manager - Research of The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) since 2004. Markus is also an Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Adelaide, member of the Executive Management Group of Metabolomics Australia (MA), Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and an Expert at the Organisation Internationale de la Vigne et du Vin (OIV).
Markus is a Chartered Food Chemist and holds a PhD and Dr (habil) from the University of Würzburg, Germany. His research interests include aroma chemistry, biological chemistry and natural products chemistry, analytical chemistry and metabolomics. Markus has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications.