Meet our Board for 2022

The RACI Board comprises a highly credentialed and committed team responsible for representing the interests of our members and furthering the status and promotion of chemical sciences in Australia.

Our President, Prof Steve Bottle

Steven Bottle is a Fellow of the RACI and has previously served as the RACI State President (Qld) and on the RACI National Board.

He is a keen educator and an active researcher, co-authoring a popular University Chemistry textbook and playing key roles in ARC and CRC research centres.

Steven has published more than 160 papers in his specialist area of free radical chemistry and he is a current member of the ARC College of Experts.

Steven Bottle


The Board

Palli Thordarson

President Elect

Danielle Skropeta

General Secretary

Lidia Matesic


Sarah Cresswell

Board Member

Board Members

Yvonne Mah

Board Member

Melanie MacGregor

Board Member

John Leeder

Appointed Board Member

Jess Gledhill

Appointed Board Member