Meet our Board

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

Renate Griffith

General Secretary

Lidia Matesic


Cynthia Cliff

Board Member

Board Members

David Springer

Board Member

Greg Ewing

Appointed Board Member

Maree Stuart

Appointed Board Member

Melanie MacGregor

Board Member