National Science and Technology Centre - Questacon
Jo White, Director
Sydney science and conservation leader Jo White has been appointed the Director of Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre.
Ms White, who takes up the role from 1 November, is currently Director of Science, Education and Conservation at the Australian Institute of Botanical Science, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.
For the past 10 years, Ms White has worked at a senior executive level leading science and conservation. She has extensive government experience, with more than 25 years’ operating at a senior level in the fields of science, strategy, conservation and environmental management.
Ms White currently also leads the National Herbarium of NSW, the Australian PlantBank, and Education and Engagement Centre at the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Centre comprises more than 100 staff, 400 volunteers and $330 million worth of collection assets.