CSIRO’s executive team is responsible for the development and implementation of the organisational strategy. The Executive Team comprises the Chief Executive, a Deputy Chief Executive, five science Group Executives and the Chief Finance Officer.

  • Larry Marshall View profile External link

    Chief Executive - Executive

    Dr Larry Marshall was born in Sydney and he received both his undergraduate and postgraduate education at Macquarie University. He was a cadet scientist at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation and began his career as an engineer with a PhD in Physics. He is a scientist, technology innovator and business leader with a wealth of experience in developing and applying science. Dr Marshall has 25 years' experience as an international technology entrepreneur, holds 20 patents, and has founded six successful United States companies in biotechnology, photonics, telecommunications and semiconductors. Term of appointment: 01.01.15 to 31.12.16; 01.01.17 to 30.06.20.

  • Craig Roy View profile External link

    Deputy Chief Executive, CSIRO - Executive

    As Deputy Chief Executive of CSIRO, Mr Roy's responsibilities include leading the execution of the organisation's strategy and ensuring the global competitiveness of CSIRO's science. He is also responsible for Agriculture & Food, Commercial & Governance, Market Vision & Innovation, Science & Governance, Organisational Development, Communications & Marketing and Human Resources.

  • Hazel Bennett View profile External link

    Chief Operating Officer - Executive

    As Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and Executive Director Finance & Services, Ms Hazel Bennett is responsible for CSIRO's Health, Safety & Environment, Finance, Ministerial and Parliamentary Liaison and Business & Infrastructure Services groups.

  • Peter Mayfield

    Director - Energy

  • Anita Hill View profile External link

    Executive Director, Future Industries - Executive

    Dr Anita Hill is Executive Director, Future Industries, with responsibilities for oversight of the organisation’s Manufacturing and Health and Biosecurity Business Units, as well as CSIRO’s Services line of business.

  • Dave Williams View profile External link

    Executive Director- Digital, National Facilities And Collections - Executive

    Dr David Williams leads CSIRO's Digital Business Unit, Data 61, as well as National Facilities, Collections and scientific infrastructure.

  • John Manners View profile External link

    Director CSIRO Agriculture - Agriculture & Food

    Dr John Manners, Director of CSIRO Agriculture & Food, has an interest in researching sub-tropical crops, including sugar, in northern Australia.

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