New CEO for CRC

Former Australian Antarctic Division Program Leader Dr Tony Worby will lead the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre from July 2014. Dr Worby takes over from Dr Tony Press, who is currently responsible for developing the government’s 20 year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan.

Dr Worby’s most recent role has been as Deputy Chief (Marine) at CSIRO’s Division of Marine and Atmospheric Research. He is an internationally renowned Antarctic scientist and a Fulbright Fellow, with a passion for Antarctic affairs.