ICCPM Members Exclusive. This interview podcast discusses square kilometre arrays (SKA) w/ Dr Sarah Pearce and Dr Phil Crosby from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Sarah is currently the Deputy Director of CSIRO’s Astronomy & Space Science (CASS), where she chairs the CASS Executive. Sarah has a particular responsibility for CSIRO’s role in the Square Kilometre Array project, and manages the CSIRO SKA Centre that co-ordinates CSIRO SKA activities. She has been Australian Science Director on the SKA Board, and part of the negotiating team for the SKA Convention.
Phil is CASS Business Strategist and major project consultant, with responsibilities including long range planning, risk reviews, new program studies, industry engagement, and oversight of CASS’s Project Review Board. He is also a Fellow Member of ICCPM. Interview by Dr Naomi Mathers, ICCPM Director, Industry Liaison and Member Services.