Peter Mayfield, Executive Director – Environment, Energy and Resources – PRESIDENT

Peter has worked in research and development for over 25 years in both the industry and government sectors, including extensive experience managing research in all areas of the environment, energy and resources. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Queensland, where he also completed his doctoral studies in Gas Separation with Adsorption Technology.


Jim Henderson, Development and Partnership Manager, CSIRO

PhD in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Utah, he has vast experience in the innovation and technology transfer sector. He has dedicated himself to leading clean energy and frontline technology projects and later supervising processes in that area. He has currently been working at CSIRO for more than 3 years, providing strategic guidance in making scientific work compatible with its application in society.


Jonathan Law, Chief Growth Officer, CSIRO

Geologist by training and has worked throughout the value chain of the mineral resources industry around the world. One of the main objectives of his professional career has been to manage the interface between research and practical applications in industry. He currently heads CSIRO Growth and his responsibility spans business development, marketing, CSIRO’s global and national missions programme.


Rosario Navarro, Elective Advisor of SOFOFA

Rosario has worked in various initiatives in private companies, including being a member of the board of directors of SONDA, director of Communications at the Andrés Bello University and advisor to the board of directors of Lipigas, among others. He is currently also a senior commercial partner of IDEMAX Chile. He is also a member of the board of directors of CSIRO Chile.


Anthea White, People Manager, CSIRO

Results-oriented Human Resources professional with a successful career strengthened and implementing initiatives that align with organizational strategy. His career includes extensive experience in organizational restructuring and design, change management, mergers, and resolution of complex and ambiguous organizational problems.


Stewart Walters, Chief Financial Officer, CSIRO

He is a senior executive with strong management skills in large global multi-site service organizations and in dealing with state and federal governments, highly financially and commercially literate and a strong people leader in execution in a complex and competitive environment. He specializes in business and strategic analysis and management and negotiation of complex projects/challenges, strategic risk management.


Executive Team

Dr Orlando Jiménez, Executive Director, CSIRO Chile

Senior Executive with over 25 years of professional experience, Dr Jiménez is an innovation and strategy expert with substantial experience in the private and public sector in planning, negotiating, and implementing large-scale, multi-stakeholder initiatives. He is a Senior Research Associate and a PhD graduate from the University of Oxford.


Jonathan Hodge, Research Leader, CSIRO Chile
He joined CSIRO in 2011 after serving more than a decade in the Queensland State Government in Australia. He arrived in Chile motivated by research on a national scale in the area of ​​oceans and atmosphere. His experience includes developing the implementation and operation of environmental data and information systems in government research sectors in Australia and around the world.