Ms Holley has extensive experience as a board member and as chair of audit and risk committees.
Professor Scott, a medical specialist, has been an ANSTO Board member since 2007. He has extensive experience in nuclear medicine. His current positions include scientific director of Positron Emission Tomography at Austin Health and laboratory head at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute.
The Australian Government has appointed Richard Bean, the current deputy chair, as interim chair of the organisation.
James Cameron was appointed to act as deputy chair.
Mr Keogh has 30 years' experience in agribusiness as a cattle farmer, academic and industry representative.
With other commissioners, he will work closely with the ACCC's newly established Agriculture Enforcement and Engagement Unit.
She has been acting in the role since August 2015, after Dr Nick Gales vacated the position to take up his new role as director of the organisation.
Dr Fenton has been employed at the Australian Antarctic Division since 2003, managing science planning and coordination for all projects within the organisation's science program.
She will lead CSIRO's new ON program, which was created as part of the organisation's 2020 Strategy to accelerate the its entrepreneurial capacity.
Ms Noonan has extensive experience in the innovation industry and was most recently general manager of Springboard Enterprises Australia, an accelerator platform for female entrepreneurs.
Prior to this she led Alcatel-Lucent's ng Connect program in Australia.
The former head of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences and current deputy secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources will take up his new position in 2016.
He will replace Dr Rhondda Dickson who will take a role as deputy secretary at the Department of the Environment.
It recognises his work in the field of neurogenomics, in which he and his team are analysing the complete set of genes - the genome - present within individual brain cells.
A special focus of this work are diseases in which patient's experience memory loss, including dementia.
Professor Perry Bartlett, who is the founding director of the Queensland Brain Institute, has received the 2015 CSL Florey Medal for Medical Research for his work in neuroscience that has transformed our understanding of the brain.
He currently undertakes trials to determine if exercise can slow down or reverse dementia.
Dr Finkel is an engineer, neuroscientist and entrepreneur with a personal commitment to innovation and commercialisation.
At present he is chancellor of Monash University and president of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
In this role he will be influential in the preparation of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, due to be released between 2020 and 2022.
This device is capable of unravelling proteins, and this could have important applications in many fields of research, including for the treatment of cancer, the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, the production of biofuels and food processing.
However, the device is most widely known for its capacity to 'unboil' an egg.
The prize, presented by the Royal Society of Canada, honours marine scientists of any nationality who have made a significant influence on the course of marine scientific thought.
Professor Boyd's research expertise includes iron biogeochemistry and ocean iron fertilisation, the ocean biological pump and organic matter export and climate change impacts on ocean planktonic ecosystems.
Professor Brown will be based at the Translational Research Institute and the Princess Alexandra Hospital to lead research and diagnostic efforts in clinical genomics.
Professor Grant McArthur and Professor Andrew Roberts will lead the research and education of two specific cancers melanoma and haematology and Professor Jon Emery will oversee the delivery of primary care at the VCCC.
The appointments have been made for a 12 month period, with other appointments soon to be announced.
The VCCC Alliance comprises the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Royal Women s Hospital, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Royal Children s Hospital, St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Western Health, Austin Health, and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.
Dr Fisher has experience in agricultural science and economics.
In his previous work as a member of the Council Dr Fisher providing strategic oversight to significant projects such as the National Sea Simulator.
Professor Cassidy is from The University of Western Australia and director of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems. His work has identified solutions that unlock the vast reserves of stranded gas in the State's remote and deep oceans.Also at the ceremony, Professor Cheryl Praeger was inducted into the Western Australian Science Hall of Fame. Professor Praeger is Australia's most highly-cited pure mathematician many of her algorithms have been incorporated into powerful computer algebra and transformed the way in which algebra is taught and researched.
Before joining Telstra he had a 22-year career at IBM, working in senior marketing and sales positions. In his new position as chair of the CSIRO board he will be influential in implementing the agency's new 2020 Strategy.
He will take over from Dr Tony Fleming, who retires after four years in the role.
At present, Dr Gales is the AAD s chief scientist and the Department of the Environment's chief science adviser.
He will be the 12th vice-chancellor, taking over from incumbent Professsor Ian Young, who will retire from the position he held since March 2016.
Professor Schmidt is a Distinguished Professor and at present working as an astronmer at the ANU's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics. He?shared both the 2006?Shaw Prize in Astronomy?and the 2011?Nobel Prize in Physics?for providing evidence that the?expansion of the universe is accelerating.
Mr Fitzpatrick held a number of directorships and has been involved in industry-related roles including as the WA state chairman of APPEA, the peak body for Australia s oil and gas industries.