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Download the department's organisation chart [<1MB PDF] (effective from 2 November 2019) or view the structure below.

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology
The Hon Karen Andrews MP
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan
Dr Heather Smith PSM
Deputy Secretary - David Williamson
Professor Graham Durant

Science and Commercialisation Policy
Jane Urquhart
Head of Division

Corporate and Digital Analysis and Insights
Russell Campbell
Chief Economist
Head of Division
Kate Driver

Science and Learning
Dr Bobby Cerini

International Science and Innovation
Dr Gino Grassia

Janean Richards
Chief Operating Officer
Head of Division

Robert Hanlon
Chief Financial Officer
Head of Division

Insights and Evaluation
Abrie Swanepoel (A/g)

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Metrologist
Bruce Warrington
Commercialisation Policy
David Wilson
Virginia Cook
Financial Management, Property and Protective Security
Erika Taduran
Economic Advice Service
Melissa Bray
Physical Metrology
Dr Jan Herrmann

Analytical Services
Tim Stobaus

Chemical and
Biological Metrology

Dr Lindsey Mackay

Legal Metrology
Bill Loizides

Engagement and Business Development
Nicole Henry (A/g)
Science Policy
Michele Graham
Legal, Audit and Assurance
Maris Stipnieks

Portfolio Budget, Accounting and Financial Policy
Michael Olive (A/g)

Data Management and Analytics
Kayelle Drinkwater
SKA and Astronomy
David Luchetti
Nathan Hannigan
Shared Services
Janice Wykes
Janna McCann


Ministerial Liaison and Governance
Sam White

Chief Information Office
Rebecca Lee

ICT Strategy and Departmental Systems
Simone Boulding
ICT Operations
Steve Stirling
Business Systems
Andrea Cross (A/g)


Deputy Secretary - Elizabeth Kelly PSM

Industry Capability and Research
Duncan McIntyre
Head of Division

Support for Business
Charlotte Tressler
Head of Division
Digital Economy and Technology
Narelle Luchetti
Head of Division

Centre for Defence Industry Capability
Sue Cattermole

DIIS Grants Administration
Annie Ryan
Tech Lab
Louise Talbot
Industry Research and Investment
Leonie Horrocks
Entrepreneurs' Programme 
Emma Greenwood
Rachel Frost (A/g)
Research and Development Tax Incentive Program
Jo Mulder
National Outreach and External Grants Administration
Jennifer Kay
Grants Advisory and Enabling Services
Claire Forsyth
Service Strategy and Governance
Lisa Hind


Deputy Secretary - Mike Lawson PSM

Strategic Policy
Dr Chris Locke
Head of Division

Industry Growth
Trevor Power
Head of Division
Anti Dumping Commission
Dale Seymour
Head of Division
Northern Australia and Major Projects
Sam Reinhardt
Head of Division
Paul Trotman
Head of Division
Strategic Policy
Anthea Long
Sectoral and Place Based Policy
David Lawrence
Paul Sexton
Office of Northern Australia
Nick Purtell (A/g)
Resources Strategy
Jason Russo
Business Environment
Wayne Calder
Business Facilitation and Food Policy
Rebecca Manen
Economic and Strategic Services
Nathan Zhivov
Major Projects
Nick Purtell
Offshore Resources
Marie Illman
Trade and International
Martin Squire
Industry Transition
Judith Blake (A/g)
Radioactive Waste Management Taskforce
Sam Chard
Onshore Minerals and Energy
Dan Quinn (A/g)
Trade and International
Martin Squire
Advanced Technologies
Donna Looney
Timor Sea Development
Lisa Schofield
Department's Overseas Counsellor Network Australian Industry Participation National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator
Graeme Waters
National Security Engagement
Justin Skelly (A/g)
IP Australia
Michael Schwager
Geoscience Australia
Dr James Johnson

Portfolio Corporate Commonwealth Entities

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Dr Larry Marshall
Chief Executive
Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)
Dr Paul Hardisty
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
Dr Adi Paterson
National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)
Stuart Smith
Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)
Amanda Copping (A/g)

Other portfolio bodies

Office of the Chief Scientist
Dr Alan Finkel
Chief Scientist
Office of Innovation and Science Australia
Dr Charles Day
COAG Australian Building Codes Board
Neil Savery
Australian Space Agency
Dr Megan Clark

Last updated: 21 January 2020

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