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Dr. Megan Clark AC - Head of the new Australian Space Agency

What great timing to learn about the new Australian Space Agency.  In the same week as the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing in 1969

Make sure you bring your family and friends. Hope you can make it.

A very talented and impressive guest speaker

Dr. Clark began her career as a mine geologist and subsequently worked in mineral exploration, mine geology, R&D management, venture capital and technical strategy areas with Western Mining Corporation. Clark also worked in a corporate venture fund with Advent International in Boston.
She was then a director of N M Rothschild & Sons (Australia) and was Vice-president Technology and subsequently Vice-president Health, Safety, Environment, Community and Sustainability with BHP Billiton from 2003 to 2008.
Dr. Clark was a member of the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council, as well as the Prime Minister’s Taskforce on Manufacturing. She is also a Commissioner on the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In 2009 she was appointed Chief Executive of the CSIRO making her its first female chief executive.
Under her leadership CSIRO was credited for a number of new ventures, including wireless research.
Since 2014, she has been a non-executive director of Rio Tinto Limited.
On 14 May 2018, it was announced that she would head the Australian Space Agency, after leading the 2017 review into Australia's space capabilities.

Regards
Phil Wheatley
0408 334 889

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