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Board of Directors

CRCSI is managed by the Board of up to seven directors:

  • an independent Chair
  • three independent directors including the CEO
  • one nomination by each of the three Colleges viz 43pl; Government; and Research & Education. (Each Director reports back to the respective College, and brings any College issues to the Board.)
Mary O'Kane

Mary O'Kane

Chair

Mary is a consultant and company director. She is Executive Chairman of Mary O’Kane & Associates Pty Ltd, advising governments and the private sector on innovation, research, education and development.

Drew Clarke

Drew Clarke

Drew was appointed Head of the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy in 2013. His earlier roles include Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism; Deputy Secretary for Resources, Energy and Tourism;...

Malcolm McCoy

Malcolm McCoy

Malcolm McCoy is a Business Development Consultant with AAM Pty Ltd - one of the largest geospatial companies in Australia. He has 25 years experience as a director of survey and spatial companies along with 40...

Colin MacDonald

Colin MacDonald

Colin MacDonald took up his position as Chief Executive and Secretary for Internal Affairs and Government Chief Information Officer in April 2012 and has held previous roles as Chief Executive of Land Information New Zealand and Deputy...

Tina McMeckan

Tina McMeckan

Tina has 20 years experience as a company director and senior executive in listed and private companies, partnerships, not for profit entities and with government businesses. Key competencies include corporate governance and risk management, enterprise development and...

Dr Peter Woodgate

Dr Peter Woodgate

Peter was appointed to the position of CEO of the Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information (CRCSI) in June 2003. Peter was previously CEO of RMIT’s Geospatial Science Initiative. During this period he was responsible for a...

Graeme Wright

Graeme Wright

Graeme is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Development at Curtin University. He has extensive knowledge and experience in education and research, and strategic higher education policy developmentl. He has held appointments in the vocational educational sector...

Melanie Plumb

Melanie Plumb

Company secretary

Melanie is responsible for management of the day to day financial operations and compliance issues of CRCSI including internal reporting, policy development, negotiation of legal and partner agreements, and meeting annual and statutory reporting requirements. She is...