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Biographical entry Livingstone, Catherine Brighid


Accountant and Science administrator


Catherine Livingstone was appointed chairman of the CSIRO Board in November 2001, having become a member of the Board in January that year.



Education - Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA (Hons)) completed at Macquarie University in New South Wales
c. 1977 - c. 1983
Career position - Worked at accountancy firm Price Waterhouse in Sydney and London
1983 - 1994
Career position - Accountancy, finance and general management positions at Nucleus Ltd.
1994 - 2000
Career position - Chief Executive Officer at Cochlear Ltd.
Award - Eisenhower Exchange Foundation Fellowship received
Award - Chartered Accountant in Business Award received
January 2001
Career position - Member of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Board
November 2001
Career position - Chairman of CSIRO Board
2002 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Catherine Livingstone, business professional, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


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