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Company Overview of Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Company Overview

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation provides scientific and industrial research services in Australia. It offers scientific research in areas, including energy, environment, information technology, health, mining, manufacturing, agriculture, and natural resources. The company, through National Research Flagships Program, delivers scientific solutions in the areas of water management; energy and transport technologies; agrifood and processing technologies; disease prevention and early detection of chronic diseases; production of light metals; and ocean-based economic, social, and environmental wealth. It also manages national facilities and collections, such as the Au...

Limestone Avenue

Campbell, ACT 2612


Founded in 1926

5,423 Employees


61 2 6276 6010


61 2 6276 6023

Key Executives for Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Chief Finance Officer and Executive Director of Finance & Services
Deputy Chief Executive of Science Strategy and People
Deputy Chief Finance Officer of Corporate
Chief Finance Officer of Operations
Chief of The Division of Materials Science & Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Key Developments

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Appoints Larry Marshall as Chief Executive, Effective from January 2015 to Replace Megan Clark

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation has hired Dr. Larry Marshall as the new chief executive, effective from January 2015. He would substitute outgoing chief executive, Dr. Megan Clark, who has been at the helm for the past six years. At present, he is a managing director of Southern Cross Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital firm specialising in creating Australian technology companies and growing them globally in Asia and the United States. He has started his career in the Defence Science and Technology Organisation and has more than 25 years experience as an international technology entrepreneur and holds 20 patents protecting commercial products.

CSIRO to Slice Hundreds of Jobs

CSIRO plans to slice hundreds of jobs.

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Appoints Peter Riddles to its Board

Dr. Peter Riddles has been appointed a part-time member of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Board. Dr. Riddles' broad experience across the life sciences including working on commercialisation and new venture creation, and on policy development and strategy with governments, will complement the existing skills and expertise of the CSIRO Board.

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