Organisation chart

How our department is structured.

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Note: 'a/g' means the person is acting in the role.


Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia
Minister for Industry and Science
Assistant Minister for Manufacturing and Assistant Minister for Trade


Chief of Staff

Nino Miletovic (a/g)
Chief of Staff

Resources and Strategy Group

Jane Urquhart
Deputy Secretary


Analysis and Insights

Michelle Dowdell
Chief Economist
Shevaun Fitzmyers
Principal Advisor
Bede Jones
Data and Evaluation
Kate Penney
Economic and Industry Analysis
Crystal Ossolinski
Resources and Energy Insights

Australian Radioactive Waste Agency (ARWA)

Sam Usher
Chief Executive Officer
Mark Weaver
Policy, Governance and Strategy
James Pitman (a/g)
Program Delivery
Amanda Fortanier
Safety and Technical
Jodie Lindsey
Social License and Operational Support

International, Trade and National Security

Ray Marcelo (a/g)
Head of Division
Richard Samuels
International Science and Resources
Jo Fielding (a/g)
National Security Engagement
Alison Drury
Trade and International

Minerals and Resources

Peter Chesworth
Head of Division
Victoria Pullen
Critical Minerals Office
Kym Moore (a/g)
Damien Dunn
Resources Strategy

Oil and Gas

Robert Jeremenko
Head of Division
William Tan
Decommissioning Taskforce
David Lawrence
Graeme Waters
National Offshore Petroleum Titles Adminstrator
Shane McWhinney
Northern Endeavour
Cliff Weeks
Offshore Resources
Norelle Laucher
Offshore Strategy

Strategic Policy

Merrick Peisley (a/g)
Head of Division
Budget and Portfolio Policy
Tegan Johnson
Ministerial and Executive Enabling
Celia Gleeson and Naomi Perdomo
Whole of Government Policy and Priorities

Portfolio entities

Geoscience Australia

Chief Executive Officer

National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)

Chief Executive Officer

Industry and Commercialisation

Deputy Secretary


Anti-Dumping Commission

Isolde Lueckenhausen (a/g)
Matthew Williams (a/g)
Dr Simon Brinsmead (a/g)
Legal and Dispute Resolution
Esther Harvey (a/g)
Strategy and Operations


David Luchetti
Head of Division
Sarah Howard
Business Outreach and Engagement
David Chuter
Executive Director, Industry Growth
Tanya Blight
Industry Growth Program

Australian Building Codes Board

Gary Rake
Chief Executive Officer


Dara Williams
Head of Division
John Kallinikios (a/g)
Office of Industry Innovation and Science Australia
Matt Crawshaw
Research and Development Tax Incentive
Sandra Roussel
Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship

Industry and Manufacturing Division

Tara Oliver
Head of Division
Patrick Fester (a/g)
Future Transport and Infrastructure Policy
James Flick
Industrial Net Zero Policy
Leah Wojcik
Industrial Net Zero Transformation
Louise Talbot
Sector Development
Jacqui Walters
National Rail Manufacturing Advocate

Sovereign Capability and Supply Chains

Donna Looney
Head of Division
Jocelyn Cooper
John Krbaleski
Industry Participation and Major Projects Facilitation
Jasminder Higgins
NRF Policy and Liaison
Tim Wong
Office of Supply Chain Resilience

Portfolio entities

Industry Innovation and Science Australia

NRF Corporation

Ivan Power
Chief Executive Officer

IP Australia


Science and Technology Group

Helen Wilson
Deputy Secretary


Australian Space Agency

Enrico Palermo
Agency Head
Jarrod Powell
National Space Capability, Technology and Programs
Chris De Luis
Office of the Space Regulator
Chris Hewett
Space Policy

National Measurement Institute

Chief Executive Office and Chief Metrologist
Tim Stobaus
Analytical Services
Damian Smeulders (a/g)
Chemical and Biological Metrology
Bill Loizides
Legal Metrology
Dr Jan Herrmann
Physical Metrology
Lisa Hind
Strategy and Operations


Jo White
Executive Director
Steve Stirling
Dr Bobby Cerini
Science and Learning


Anthony McGregor
Head of Division
Paula Perrett
Office of the Chief Scientist and Research Policy
Michele Graham
Natalie Weddell
Science Governance and Astronomy
Dianna Gaetjens
Science Policy
Brett Wiley (a/g)
Technology Investment
Dom English
Head of Secretariat, Strategic Examination of Research and Development

Technology and Digital

Anthony Murfett
Head of Division
Niki Strachan (a/g)
AI Governance
Dan Quinn
AI Policy
Jessica Foote
Critical Technology Strategy and Engagement
Stela Solar
National AI Centre

Portfolio entities

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)

Chief Executive Officer

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Doug Hilton Chief Executive
Chief Executive

Chief Scientist

Enabling and Business Services Group

Neal Mason
Deputy Secretary


Business Grants Hub

Sam Chard
Head of Division
Noel Taloni
External Programs
Judith Blake
External and Design
Kimberly Shrives
Internal and Design
Linda Lee
Internal and Systems

Chief Counsel and Integrity

Janean Richards
Head of Division
Derek Stiller
James English (a/g)

Chief Finance Officer

Gavin McCosker
Head of Division
Erin Cockram
External Budgets and Procurement
Kirsty Bunfield
Financial and Shared Services
Jane Childs
Financial Management

Chief Information Officer

Rebecca Lee
Head of Division
Simone Boulding
Digital Services for Business
Somers Bloomfield
Digital Strategy and Cyber Security
Stewart McGill
ICT Operations

Chief Operating Officer

Leanne Yannopoulos
Head of Division
Louise Wallensky
Tanja Watson
Casey Millward

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