Search for new Agency Head begins…

Expressions of interest to take over as Head of the Australian Space Agency are being sought from around the world.

Dr Megan Clark AC, completes her term as the Head of the Australian Space Agency in June 2020, with a global search now underway for a replacement. Expressions of interest are now open until 28 February.

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews thanked Dr Clark for her leadership as the first Head of the Australian Space Agency.

Dr Clark has helped show the world that Australia is a serious player in space technology and exploration. The job of our next agency head will be to build on that foundation by helping Australian businesses secure a bigger share of the space race,” Minister Andrews said.

The next agency head doesn’t just have big shoes to fill replacing Dr Clark, they will need the drive and vision to lead an Australian space sector that is moving fast.

“Space businesses and advanced manufacturers across the country have seen the opportunities in the space market and they aren’t wasting any time. The next Head of the Australian Space Agency will be someone who can match this emerging sector’s energy and dynamism as we work together to grow a globally respected Australian industry.”

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All enquiries should be directed to Odgers Berndtson, the Executive search company. 

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