Chief Scientist & Engineer

Professor Mary O'Kane

About the NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

The NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer consults widely with academia, industry and government to ensure scientific knowledge and research can be adapted and used to benefit NSW. The recruitment process for the new Chief Scientist & Engineer is underway, following the resignation of inaugural CSE, Professor Mary O'Kane (right).

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