Our people

The ARDC is a transformational initiative that is supported by the Australian Government, through their National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).

The ARDC Board provides guidance to the ARDC Executive Team on ARDC’s strategic direction.

Board of Directors

Our Board was established on 1 July 2018 and includes the following members.

Mr Craig Roy (Chair)

Professor Joe Shapter

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Dr Sue Barrell

Mr Russell Yardley

Toni Moate

Ms Toni Moate

Ms Anne-Marie Lansdown

Our Executive Team

The role of our Executive Team is to develop and implement ARDC’s strategy in consultation with the board. The team includes:

  • Ms Rosie Hicks, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr Ian Duncan, Director, Outreach
  • Dr Adrian Burton, Director, Data, Policy and Services
  • Dr Andrew Treloar, Director, Platforms and Engagements
  • Mr Matt Dailey, Chief Operations Officer
  • Ms Carmel Walsh, Director, eResearch Infrastructure & Services

Research and Technology Advisory Committee

The role of the ARDC Research and Technology Advisory Committee is to provide independent advice to the CEO relating to longer term national eResearch infrastructure requirements and the efficacy of current ARDC programs. The Committee includes:

  • Dr Ian Oppermann (Committee Chair), Chief Data Scientist and CEO NSW Data Analytics Centre at NSW Government
  • Emeritus Professor Stephen Dovers (FASSA), Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University
  • Dr Stephanie Duce, Lecturer in Spatial Science, James Cook University
  • Ms Anitha Kannan, Director, Research Platform Data Strategy, Monash University
  • Mr Paul Sherlock, Chief Information Officer (Library and IT), University of South Australia
  • Mrs Rosie Hicks (ex-officio), CEO, ARDC Ltd