Membership

The committee comprises seven members: three senior Australian astronomers representing the community of users of the AAO; one senior international astronomer; one senior scientist from a related field with significant experience in research leadership, facility management or research administration; one industry or private sector representative with a broad experience in governance, service delivery and management of complex organisations; and one person with relevant management experience at senior executive levels of government or government agencies.

The current membership of the AAOAC is listed below:

Category
Member
Nationality
Institution
Start of term
End of term

Senior Australian Astronomer

Prof Peter Quinn (Chair)

Australia

ICRAR/UWA

1 January 2013

31 December 2015

Senior Australian Astronomer

Prof Lisa Kewley

Australia

ANU

1 January 2014

31 December 2016

Senior Australian Astronomer

Prof Anne Green

Australia

Sydney Insitute for Astronomy

26 August 2013

31 December 2016

Senior International Astronomer

Prof Roger Davies

International

Oxford

1 March 2011

31 December 2013

Senior scientist in a related field

Prof Robyn Owens

Australia

UWA

1 March 2011

31 December 2014

Industry or private sector representative

Dr Rosalind Dubs

Australia

Space Industry Innovation Council

1 March 2011

31 December 2015

Person with senior government experience

Dr David Charles

Australia

Insight Economics

1 March 2011

31 December 2015