Archie T Slamet
Director – Indonesia
Archie was appointed to the position of CSIRO Director – Indonesia in June 2014, as part of CSIRO’s international plan to develop collaborations with Indonesian research institutes, universities and the private sector. His role also encompasses community development, in partnership with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to raise the income of poor farmers in Eastern Indonesia, through the ARISA project.
Graduating from RMIT University in Food Science and Technology, Archie gained his technical and business experience in the corporate sector, where he worked in various positions in multi-national companies from 1980 to 1995. He then worked for 19 years at Austindco Pty Ltd, a consultancy company that he established in 1995, providing technical, marketing and management services to the food and allied industry in Business Development, Productivity Improvement and Risk Management.