Dr Larry Marshall, FF, FAICD, FAIP, FTSE

Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce; Board Member, Fortescue

Dr Larry Marshall is Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce, and sits on the boards of Fortescue, Nanosonics, ANU and GBRF.

He is the longest serving Chief Executive of CSIRO, and led a transformation which achieved the first growth in 30y, doubled the value delivered to stakeholders, & made CSIRO the first Australian entity to be Thompson Reuters rated in the Global Top 20 Innovators.

Larry co-founded & led 6 companies in Biotech, Telecom, Semi, & Venture Capital. He has a PhD in Physics & has been honoured for both his business acumen as a Fellow of AICD, but also his Technology & Engineering acumen as a Federation Fellow, & Fellow of AIP & ATSE; & an inaugural Male Champion of Change for STEM.

He is the author of the 2023 book, Invention to Innovation: How Scientists Can Drive Our Economy, which charts a course for Australian businesses to disrupt their Market, defeat competition and accelerate economic growth by using science driven innovation. He has 100 publications & conference papers, holds 20 patents, & has served on 20 boards of high-tech companies operating in the US, Australia & China.