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Sandy Hollway AO

Deputy Chair

Mr. Sandy Hollway AO is independent Deputy Chairman of CRC for Low Carbon Living, and is Chair of the CRC’s Audit & Risk Committee.

He has had a long-standing involvement in research and innovation, including as CEO of the Australian Department of Industry, Science and Technology, the Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, and as a member of the Boards of CSIRO, ANSTO and Austrade.

Currently chairman of several committees, and adviser to business and government. Sandy was formerly Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. He has worked extensively overseas as a diplomat, a special envoy and an adviser on major events. He was Chief Executive of the Organising Committee for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, and was awarded the Order of Australia in 2001.