Dr Megan Clark AC

Chair of the Advisory Board, Australian Space Agency

Dr Clark was the inaugural Head of the Australian Space Agency and is now Chair of the agency’s Advisory Board. She is a non-executive director of CSL Limited and Rio Tinto and a member of the Global Advisory Council of Bank of America. She was Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) from 2009 to 2014 and was Vice President Technology and subsequently Vice President Health, Safety and Environment at BHP from 2003 to 2008. 

Dr Clark holds a BSc from the University of Western Australia and a PhD from Queen’s University, Canada and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, the AusIMM and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  In 2014, she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia.