Leadership Team

The richness and diversity of expertise and skills amongst our outstanding leadership team is matched by their dedication and commitment to lead Burnet's mission

  • Director and Chief Executive Officer

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    Professor Brendan Crabb AC

    BSc(Hons), PhD

    Director and CEO of Burnet Institute since March 2008. Immediate past-President of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI). Chair, Victorian Chapter of AAMRI. Awarded an AC for medical research and global health.

Deputy Directors


Executive Management


Program Directors


Deputy Program Directors


Discipline Heads


Senior Management


Headed by Chair, Mr Rob Milne, the Board of Directors are responsible for the overall governance, risk management and guidance of the strategic direction of the Institute.

  • Chairman

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    Mr. Robert L. Milne

    BEng(Civ), FIE (Aust), CP Eng

    Chair, August 2015 until present. Acting Chair, September 2014 - August 2015. Director since December 2000. Chairman, Hooker Cockram Limited

  • Director and Chief Executive Officer

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    Professor Brendan Crabb AC

    BSc(Hons), PhD

    Director and CEO of Burnet Institute since March 2008. Immediate past-President of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes (AAMRI). Chair, Victorian Chapter of AAMRI. Awarded an AC for medical research and global health.

Directors