Megan Clark AC

Independent Non-Executive Director BSc, PhD

Megan Clark, Rio Tinto board
Megan Clark AC


November 2014

Committee membership

People & Remuneration Committee, Nominations Committee, Sustainability Committee (Chair)

Skills and experience

Megan’s experience in the mining and metals industry and in science, research and technology brings valuable insights on sustainable development and innovation to the Board. Previously, she was Head of the Australian Space Agency and Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Following mining and exploration roles with Western Mining Corporation, Megan was a Director at N M Rothschild and a Vice President Technology at BHP. Megan received the Australian Academy of Science Medal in 2019.

Current external appointments

Non-Executive Director of CSL Limited since 2016, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Australian Space Agency, member of the Bank of America Global Advisory Council, member of the MITRE Australia Advisory Board and Deputy Chancellor Monash University.