Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Board

Industry, Science and Resources
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is Australia's national nuclear research and development organisation and is the centre of Australian nuclear expertise. This unique expertise is applied to radiopharmaceutical production, research into areas of national priority including health, materials engineering, and water resource management and to helping Australian industries solve complex problems. ANSTO also provides expert advice to Government on all matters relating to nuclear science, technology, and engineering. ANSTO operates landmark national scientific facilities, including the Open Pool Australian Light-water multipurpose reactor (OPAL), Australia's only nuclear research reactor, and the Australian Synchrotron, for the benefit of industry, the Australian research community, and all Australians.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    New Illawarra Road
    Lucas Heights NSW 2234

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Deputy Chair Ms. Penelope Jane Dobson 24 April 2019 23 April 2024
Member Ms. Andrea Sutton 30 April 2020 29 April 2025
Member Prof. Tim Senden 1 February 2024 31 January 2027
Member Dr. Greg Storr 16 September 2021 15 September 2024
Member Prof. Brigid Heywood BSc (Hons), PhD 28 September 2021 27 September 2025
Member Associate Profressor Sze Ting Lee 20 July 2023 19 July 2026
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