Our structure

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Roles and responsibilities

Chief Executive OfficerDr Chris Parker

Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Ms Lisa Croft

Risk Assessment Capability

Provides scientific assessments that underpin registration decisions.

  • Executive Director – Dr Jason Lutze
    • Chemistry and Manufacture – Dr Samuel Margerison
    • Environmental Assessment – Ms Janine Knight
    • Health Assessment – Dr Chris Schyvens, Ms Sheila Logan
    • Residues and Trade – Mr James Deller

Registration Management

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 Neilda Sterkenberg
    • Pesticides – Ms Kylie Higgins, Ms Bronwyn Battisson, Ms Gaye Weller, Dr Jay Kottege
    • Veterinary Medicines – Dr Karina Tyson, Dr Adil Hussain, Mr Linden Moffatt
    • Minor Use – Mr Peter MacLeod

Office of the Chief Regulatory Scientist

Manages scientific quality and postmarket activities.

  • Chief Regulatory Scientist – Dr Maggie Hardy
    • Special Advisor to the Office of the Chief Regulatory Scientist – Dr Phil Reeves
    • Business Intelligence and Improvement – Mr David Perry
    • Chemical Review – Dr Rhian Cope
    • Compliance and Monitoring – Mr Steven Harris
    • Knowledge Management – Ms Katherine Harle
    • Manufacturing Quality and Licensing – Ms Michelle Wooster


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

  • General Counsel – Mr Dwayne Currie

Corporate Services

Provides systems and support to all operations.

  • Enabling Technology and Site Relocation – Executive Director, Mr Bob Smith
    • Digital Solution Design and Delivery – Mr Murray Charlton
    • Site Relocation and Facilities Management – Mr Bob Brady
    • Chief Information Officer – Mr Nick Hamilton
  • Finance (Chief Financial Officer)​ – Mr Greg Dennis
  • Human Resources and Development – Mr Gary Jolly
  • Corporate Services (Armidale) – Mr Keith Lockyer
    • Communications – Mr Shane Cummings
    • Parliamentary – Mr Brendan Wright
    • Infrastructure – Mr David Stephenson

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