John Stocker joined Telstra as a non-executive Director in October 1996. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and Technology Committee.
Dr Stocker has had a distinguished career in pharmaceutical research and extensive experience in management of research and development, and its commercialisation including in his roles as Chief Executive of CSIRO (1990-1995) and subsequently as Chief Scientist for the Commonwealth of Australia (1996-1999).
Directorships of Other Listed Companies - current:
Chairman, Sigma Pharmaceuticals Ltd (2005-); Director, Circadian Technologies Ltd (1996-) and Nufarm Limited (1998-)
Directorships of Listed Companies - past three years:
Chairman, Sigma Company Ltd (1998-2005); Director, Cambridge Antibody Technology Group plc (1995-2006).
Current: Principal, Foursight Associates Pty Ltd; Chairman, CSIRO (2007- )
Former: Chairman; Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (1997-2004)