Antarctic Research Centre

The Antarctic Research Centre Advisory Board meet twice yearly, usually in February and October. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to:

  1. Advise on the medium-long term strategic direction of ARC research
  2. Advise on the direction of current research activities
  3. Provide comment to the PVC and Director on the overall performance of the ARC
  4. Provide comment to the PVC and Director on the overall operations of the ARC including finances and links with other institutions

The members of the board are:

Mike Wilson (Convener)Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science, Victoria University of Wellington
Ian McIntoshManager, Research & Commercial, Victoria University
Jillian DempsterAntarctic Policy Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade
Mike McWilliamsCEO, GNS Science
Peter BeggsCEO, Antarctica New Zealand
Prue WilliamsGeneral Manager-Science, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
John TownendHead of School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Victoria University
Rob MurdochResearch Manager, NIWA
Wendy LawsonGateway Antarctica representative, University of Canterbury
Gary WilsonDirector, New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute