Dr Peter Woodgate

CRC for Spatial Information

CRCSI Board, Research Investment Committee

Level 5, 204 Lygon St
Carlton, Victoria, 3053


Peter was appointed to the position of CEO of the CRCSI in June 2003 and retired after 15 years of dedicated service in December 2017. 

He is Co-Chair of Australia’s 2026 Spatial Industry Transformation and Growth Agenda; a Board member of AuScope Limited; Board Member of the UNESCO International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage; Foundation Chair of the Global Spatial Network; Founding Chair of the Open Digital Earth Foundation; and Co-Chair of the Australian Government’s Space Cross-Sectoral Interest Group.

Peter was previously CEO of RMIT’s Geospatial Science Initiative where he helped establish Spatial Vision Innovations Pty Ltd, RMIT’s first ever spin-off, the Risk and Community Safety Research Centre and RMIT’s Global Sustainability Institute.

Peter is a Graduate of the Mastering the Boardroom course of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Doctorate of Business Administration from RMIT University.