Our Organisation Structure

Download thedepartment's organisation chart (effective from February 2018) or view the structure below.

Minister for Jobs and Innovation
Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation
The Hon Craig Laundy MP
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan
Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation
Senator the Hon Zed Seselja


Dr Heather Smith PSM
Deputy Secretary - Sue Weston
Professor Graham Durant
Kate Driver
Science and Commercialisation Policy
Jane Urquhart
Michael Schwager
Chief Operating Officer


Jane Coram

Deputy CEO and Chief Metrologist
Dr Bruce Warrington

Physical Metrology
Dr Jan Herrmann

Analytical Services
Richard Coghlan

Chemical and
Biological Metrology

Dr Lindsey Mackay

Legal Metrology
Bill Loizides

Science Policy
Rebecca Manen
Brad Medland CFO
Commercialisation Policy
David Wilson
Budgets, Property and Accounting
Sam White
Science Agencies Governance
Clare McLaughlin
Financial Services
Erika Fellows
Australian SKA Project
David Luchetti
Virginia Cook
  Legal, Audit and Assurance
Sacha Moran
  People and Planning
Natalie Marsh

Jane Urquhart
(A/g director)

Neville Legg

Ministerial, Shared Services and Portfolio Management
Heath Axelby
Deputy Secretary - Elizabeth Kelly
Digital Strategy and Operations
Matthew Boyley
Chief Information Officer
Innovation Programmes
Sarah Clough
Business Services
Teena Blewitt
Enabling Services
Brian Schumacher
Accelerating Commercialisation and Innovation Connections
Claire Forsyth
Programme Design and Business Grants Hub
Lisa Peterson
Departmental Services
Neil Kinsella
Business Management
Jennifer Kay
Single Business Service and CRC Programmes
Steve Stirling
Business Services
Clive Rossiter
Business Equity and Incentives
Joanne Mulder
Community, Small Business and International Science Programmes
Tracy Galindo-Fleming
Government Services
Rebecca Lee
Centre for Defence Industry Capability
Andrew Garth
Sue Cattermole
Industry, Structural Adjustment and Science Programmes
Jayne Facey
Strategy and Engagement
Andrea Cross
  State and Territory Network
VIC-Lisa Hind
NSW-Aapo Skorulis
Deputy Secretary - Mike Lawson
Portfolio Policy and Innovation Strategy
Chris Locke
Economic and Analytical Services
Mark Cully
Chief Economist
Lisa Schofield
Industry Growth
Trevor Power

Anti Dumping Commission
Dale Seymour

Paul Sexton

Economic and Strategic Services
Annette Weier

Strategic Policy
Anthea Long

Insights and Evaluation
David Turvey

Offshore Resources
Richard Niven
Food, Chemicals and Business Facilitation
Terry Moore
Digital Economy
Francesca Astolfi (A/g)
Economic Advice Service
Tim Bradley
Onshore Minerals
Josh Cosgrave
Growth Centres
David Lawrence
Business Simplification
Dan Quinn
Data Management and Analytics Taskforce
Andrew Lalor
Onshore Energy
Michael Sheldrick

Industry Transition
Anne Byrne


Business Tax and Finance
Wayne Calder

Janna McCann
National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator
Graeme Waters
Advanced Technologies
Gary Richards

Australian Industry Participation
Office of Northern Australia
Mark Coffey
Trade and International
Martin Squire

Department’s Overseas Counsellor Network


Bruce Wilson
Principal Advisor

Radioactive Waste Management Taskforce
Bruce McCleary

Gino Grassia

IP Australia
Patricia Kelly
Director General
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 Hardistry
Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
Dr Adi Paterson
National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)
Stuart Smith
Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)
Laurie Walker

Other portfolio bodies

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