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Dr Shane Seabrook

a/g Deputy Director


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Shane is currently a/g Deputy Director for CSIRO's Health and Biosecurity business unit.

Prior to this, Shane was a Manager within CSIRO Futures, the strategic advisory arm of Australia’s national science agency. Shane has significant experience leading teams to deliver advice to senior stakeholders across government and industry. This has been focused on the assessment of opportunities and challenges facing the health, medical technology and cyber security sectors. Shane has delivered work in collaboration with the Department of Industry growth centres, the Defence Science and Technology Group, and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) under the Department of Health.

Shane has also held various research roles with a focus on applied biophysics, including post-doctoral research positions at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and at the University of Amsterdam. Shane is a member of the Pride@CSIRO network, which aims to increase inclusion and acceptance of the LGBTIQ+ community in CSIRO and the STEM sector more broadly.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2016

    Melbourne Business School (University of Melbourne)

  • 2006

    University of Sydney

  • 2000

    BSc (Hons)
    University of Tasmania

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2013-Present

    Pride@CSIRO Network

  • 2014-2016

    CSIRO Manufacturing D&I Council

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