The Board of the Institute for Social Science Research provides independent advice and guidance on the Institute's strategic directions and performance in research, learning and engagement. ISSR is grateful to Board Members who volunteer their time and substantial expertise, and who are committed to the Institute's success.

  • Mr John McGagh

    Board Chair
    Institute for Social Science Research
  • Ms Christine Castley

    Ms Christine Castley

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    Multicultural Australia
  • Ms Anne Hampshire

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Head of Research and Advocacy
    The Smith Family
  • Dr Paul Jelfs

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    General Manager (Population & Social Statistics Division)
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Professor Lisa McDaid

    Director, Institute for Social Scie
    Institute for Social Science Research
  • Professor Alastair McEwan

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Researcher Development)
    The University of Queensland
  • Dr Tyrone Ridgway

    Dr Tyrone Ridgway

    Board Secretary & Deputy Director (Operations)
    Institute for Social Science Research
  • Troy Sloan

    Mr Troy Sloan

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Group Manager (Analysis, Evaluation and Data Group)
    Department of Social Services
  • Professor Heather Zwicker

    Professor Heather Zwicker

    Board Member
    Institute for Social Science Research
    Executive Dean
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences