Photo: Wendy Pyper / Australian Antarctic Division


Working with the Antarctic Science Foundation


The Antarctic Science Foundation is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified people to grow its pro-bono Board, including those interested in the position of Chair. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to shaping Antarctic and Southern Ocean research and its impact on the health of our planet.

You will join a small but committed team of Board Directors and staff, shaping and growing a vibrant organisation to build lucrative and strategic partnerships and raise philanthropic and corporate funds to advance the understanding and protection of Antarctic, subantarctic and Southern Ocean research and its global impact.  

The Antarctic Science Foundation are seeking expressions of interest for the role of Chair and also for at least three more Board Members well connected to industry and/or philanthropy.   We are looking for people who recognise the importance of Antarctic research to future generations, can open doors and who have skills in one or more of the following areas; governance, law, accounting, building start-ups, marketing or fundraising. We would value diversity across gender, age and location and people who are willing to commit on average between three to four hours a month to support the Foundation.

 To express interest in joining the Board, please send a cover letter and copy of your CV to  For more information call Chrissie on +3 62323673.