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  • Jane Coram View profile External link

    Director - LAND & WATER

    Jane is Director of CSIRO Land and Water, which provides the science to underpin Australia’s economic, social and environmental prosperity through stewardship of land and water resources, ecosystems, and urban areas.

  • Paul Bertsch View profile External link

    Science Director, Land & Water - LAND & WATER

    Paul’s key responsibility as Science Director is ensuring that the science strategy for Land and Water, and CSIRO more broadly, is positioning CSIRO to be globally leading in R&D areas of greatest priority to Australia.

  • Dan Metcalfe View profile External link

    Deputy Director - LAND & WATER

    Dan is the Deputy Director of Land and Water with key responsibilities for strategy, capability and facilities. He is a landscape ecologist specialising in rainforest ecology and ecophysiology, and the sustainable management of natural landscapes.

  • Veronica Doerr View profile External link

    Research Director - LAND & WATER

    Veronica leads the Sustainability Pathways Program. The Program integrates biophysical, social and economic sciences to help our stakeholders optimise decisions and design adaptive roadmaps toward a more sustainable future in the context of rapid global change.

  • Neil Lazarow View profile External link

    Group Leader - LAND & WATER

    Neil is the Group Leader for CSIRO’s international integrated water resource management program, Basin Management Outcomes.

  • Greg Davis View profile External link

    Research Scientist - LAND & WATER

    Greg is the Research Director of the Environmental Contaminant Mitigation and Technologies Program, which aims to prevent, assess and mitigate risks to aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems from contamination by industrial and urban development.

  • Kristen Williams View profile External link

    Research Director - LAND & WATER

    Kristen leads Living Landscapes, a multidisciplinary group of scientists within a program of research focussed on a sustainable Australia where biodiversity prospers, ecosystems function and adapt, and ecosystem services meet the needs of all people.

  • Chris Chilcott View profile External link

    Deputy Director Operations, Research Leader Northern Australian Development - LAND & WATER

    Chris is a rangeland ecologist with over 20 years’ experience in the agricultural sector. Chris leads CSIRO’s work on developing Northern Australia based at the Darwin laboratory.

  • Justine Lacey View profile External link

    Research Director - LAND & WATER

    Justine leads CSIRO’s Responsible Innovation Future Science Platform; a research program examining the interface between science, technology innovation and the associated ethical, social and legal consequences of new and disruptive science and technologies.

  • Jacqui Watt View profile External link

    Acting Business Development and Commercialisation Director - LAND AND WATER - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & COMMERCIAL

    Jacqui is responsible for liaising with and growing the Land and Water business unit’s stakeholder base whilst ensuring the unit’s work is appropriate for the commercial market.

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