Independent News For The Australian Public Service
Edition Number 404. Updated Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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CSIRO restructures management

The Commonwealth Scientific Industrial and Research Organisation (CSIRO) has adopted new operating arrangements to make it easier to do business with the organisation and for staff to deliver science better.

Chief Executive of CSIRO, Dr Megan Clark said that from July 2014, CSIRO would have three lines of business: National facilities and collections; Impact science - including a new Flagship portfolio; and Services - including education, publishing, infrastructure technologies, SME engagement and CSIRO Futures.

Three lines of business

Dr Clark said CSIRO had also appointed Executive Directors who would join Chief Finance Officer, Hazel Bennett and Deputy Chief Executive Science, Strategy and People, Dr Craig Roy as the Executive Team of the organisation from 1 July.

Dr Clark said Dr Dave Williams would be Executive Director National Facilities and Collections and would retain responsibility for the Information Management and Technology function.

She said Dr Maurice Moloney would be Executive Director Agribusiness, Food and Health, responsible for the Agricultural Productivity, Food and Nutrition and Biosecurity Flagships.

Dr Moloney would also be responsible for the Black Mountain Precinct strategy.

Dr Clark said Dr Anita Hill would be Executive Director Manufacturing, Productivity and Services, responsible for the Digital Productivity and Services and Future Manufacturing Flagships, as well as the Services line of business.

Dr Andrew Johnson would be Executive Director Environment responsible for the Oceans and Atmosphere and Land and Water Flagships, and was also responsible for coordinating CSIRO's Northern Australia strategy.

Dr Clark said Dr Alex Wonhas would be Executive Director Energy and Resources responsible for the Minerals Flagship and Energy Flagship.

She said the process for filling the Flagship Director, Deputy Flagship (Science) Director, Services Director, and General Manager Business Development & Commercial roles was now under way.

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