Mr Ryan Fraser

Snr Principle Research Manager

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Mr Ryan Fraser is a highly skilled Portfolio Manager, with over 15 years of experience working in R&D, commercialisation of products and delivery to both government and industry using agile methodologies. Ryan has lead large, complex technology projects, managing sizeable software and interdisciplinary teams. His key focus is developing and fostering highly collaborative teams to deliver programs of work and continually grow capability to embark on future work

Ryan possesses specialist knowledge in decision science, data analytics, spatial information infrastructures, Disaster Management and Emergency Response, Cloud Computing, Data Management, and Interoperability and have extensive experience in managing and successfully delivering programs.

Ryan enjoys and has a track-record of facilitation and bringing extensive teams together from across organisations and beyond to deliver on Projects. In doing so, he fosters collaborative cultures within the teams and provide project assurance to clients

Ryan is a senior principle research manager.


Ryan joined CSIRO in 2005. Prior to starting with CSIRO, he worked as a software engineer at iVEC in Western Australia on compute grid programs.

Before this, he was a researcher and developer of electronic and software developments in medical technologies, improving low-cost alternative technologies for eye disease diagnosis.

Ryan is a professional portfolio and project manager (MSP/PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications) and a qualified software engineer. His primary interests are building teams from across CSIRO and beyond to deliver on research commitments and deliver suitable solutions for clients. His research interests are in the development of interoperable data exchange, cloud computing, virtual laboratories, machine learning and data analytics

Current Roles

  • Portfolio Manager
    Data Analytics/Science - Minerals

  • Spatial Information Services Stack