This section lists the CSIRO Board during the 2016 - 2017 period.

Board membership

  • David Thodey, AO

    (Chairman)

    BA FAICD
    Company Director
    15 October 2015 – 14 October 2020

  • Shirley In’t Veld

    (Deputy Chairman from 22 April 2016)

    BCom LLB FAICD
    Company Director
    28 June 2012 – 27 June 2020

  • Larry Marshall

    (Chief Executive)

    BSc (Hons) PhD GAICD FTSE
    1 January 2015 – 31 December 2016; 1 January 2017 – 30 June 2020

  • Michele Allan

    BAppSc MMgtTec MCommLaw DBA FAICD Company Director
    5 May 2016 – 4 May 2019

  • Edwina Cornish, AO

    BSc (Hons) PhD FAA FTSE FOSA FAIP MAICD
    26 November 2015 – 25 November 2020

  • David Knox

    BSc (Hons) Mech Eng MBA FIE Aust FTSE GAICD
    Company Director
    5 May 2016 – 4 May 2019

  • Tanya Monro

    BSc (Hons) PhD FAA FTSE FOSA FAIP GAICD
    Company Director
    25 February 2016 – 24 February 2021

  • Hutch Ranck

    BSc Economics FAICD
    Company Director
    1 May 2011 – 30 April 2016
    Reappointed: 5 May 2016 – 4 May 2018

  • Peter Riddles

    BSc (Hons), PhD, Grad Dip Bus, FAICD
    Company Director
    24 April 2014 – 23 April 2017
    Reappointed: 24 April 2017 – 23 April 2022

  • Brian Watson

    BComm
    Company Director
    14 September 2015 – 4 October 2016


Details of the operation of our Board are at Management and accountability: CSIRO Board.

Executive Team members

  • Larry Marshall

    BSc (Hons) PhD GAICD FTSE
    Chief Executive

  • Craig Roy

    BSc MSc MBA FAICD Deputy Chief Executive

  • Hazel Bennett

    BSc (Hons) ACA FCPA GAICD FAIM
    Chief Operating Officer

  • Anita Hill

    BEng (Hons) PhD FTSE FAA GAICD
    Chief Scientist and Executive Director – Future Industries

  • David Williams

    BSc (Hons) PhD Executive Director – Digital, National Facilities and Collections

  • Peter Mayfield

    BE (Hons) PhD
    Executive Director – Environment, Energy and Resources (commenced 1 May 2017)

  • John Manners – Ex-Officio member

    BSc (Hons) PhD
    Director, CSIRO Agriculture and Food

Previous members

Dr Alex Wonhas, Physik Diplom (Bsc (Hons) MSc (Hons) equivalent) PhD FTSE GAICD
Executive Director – Environment, Energy and Resources (until 30 December 2016)

Members of the Executive Team from L to R: Dr Peter Mayfield, Dr David Williams, Dr John Manners, Ms Hazel Bennett, Dr Larry Marshall, Dr Anita Hill, Mr Craig Roy.

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