Air Vice-Marshal Catherine Roberts AM CSC
Australian Space Agency Advisory Board member

State: Australian Capital Territory

Current position: Head Aerospace Systems Division, Royal Australian Airforce


  • Former positions: Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Organisation (CSIRO), Director at NM Rothschild and Sons (Australia), Vice President Technology and subsequently Vice President Health, Safety and Environment at BHP Billiton
  • Former positions: Head Aerospace Systems Division, Director General Aerospace Combat Systems Department of Defence, Director General New Air Combat Capability, Defence Materiel Organisation.


  • BEng Aeronautical Engineering, RMIT University
  • Masters, Management and Defence Studies, University of Canberra
  • International Relations, Royal College of Defence Studies London
  • Appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for exceptional service in the fields of aerospace acquisition and sustainment.