On behalf of CSIRO I congratulate Dr Alan Finkel on his appointment as Australia’s Chief Scientist.

I'm looking forward to working closely with him on opportunities to strengthen Australia's innovation and science outcomes.  

As well as his extensive involvement in university and the learned academies, Alan brings to the role very strong entrepreneurial experience and a practical, can-do approach to solving complex issues. His skills  are just what the doctor ordered for this critical role in kick-starting Australia's innovation performance.

I want also to take this opportunity to acknowledge the clear vision and strong leadership of Professor Ian Chubb during his time as Chief Scientist.

Dr Larry Marshall

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