CSIRO is pleased to announce that after a competitive international search process, Dr Helen Cleugh will be appointed the first Director of the CSIRO Climate Science Centre.

Helen is an atmospheric scientist with 30 years of research and leadership experience. She currently leads the Earth Systems Science and Climate Change Hub consortium, funded through the Federal Government's NESP programme. Helen will formally take up her new role as leader of the Climate Science Centre on 13 February 2017.

Dr Steve Rintoul will continue as interim Director until that time.

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