Our structure

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Roles and responsibilities

Chief Executive OfficerKareena Arthy

Office of the Chief Executive Officer – Ms Helen Stokes

Scientific Assessment and Chemical Review

Provides scientific assessments that underpin registration decisions and reviews chemicals of concern.

  • Executive Director – Dr Jason Lutze (a/g)
    • Chemical Review – Dr Subbu Putcha (a/g)
    • Chemistry and Manufacture – Dr Samuel Margerison (a/g)
    • Efficacy Assessment Coordinator – Dr Michelle Wooster
    • Environmental Assessment Team – Ms Janine Knight
    • Health Assessment Team – Dr Utz Mueller, Dr Chris Schyvens
    • Residues and Trade – Mr James Deller (a/g)
    • Scientific Standards and Data Guidelines – Dr Phil Coghlan

Registration Management and Evaluation

Processes and evaluates applications to register products, permits and active constituents and manages the interface with clients.

  • Executive Director – Mr Alan Norden
    • Case Management and Administration – Ms Narelle Marro
    • Veterinary Medicines – Ms Angela O’Sullivan, Dr Karina Tyson, Dr Adil Hussain
    • Pesticides – Ms Gaye Weller, Ms Kylie Higgins (a/g), Ms Sharon Pike (a/g)
    • Minor Use – Mr Karl Adamson (a/g)
    • Biologicals – Mr Edward Cram
    • Quality Oversight and Reporting – Mr David Perry

Legal and Compliance

Ensures the integrity of the regulatory framework through compliance, audit and monitoring, coordination and sound legal advice.

  • General Counsel and Executive Director – Ms Geetha Nair (a/g)
    • Compliance and Monitoring – Mr Drew Ward
    • Manufacturing Quality and Licencing – Ms Susan Hanns 
    • Principal Legal Officer – Ms Margaret Horne
    • Principal Legal Officer – 

Corporate Services

Provides systems and support to all operations.

  • Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director – Ms Stefanie Janiec
    • Finance – Mr Greg Dennis (Chief Financial Officer)
    • Human Resources and Development – Mr Peter Bignell
    • Information Management and Technology – Ms Jennifer Bardsley (Chief Information Officer)
    • Procurement and Partnership Management – Ms Sue Wurcker
    • Public Affairs and Communications – Ms Roanna Dawson

Chief Scientist

  • Chief Scientist – Dr Phil Reeves
    • Principal Scientist (Pesticides) – vacant

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