Professor Marilyn A Anderson

BSc (Hons) (The University of Melbourne), PhD (La Trobe University)
Professor Marilyn A Anderson

Professor Marilyn A Anderson

Executive Director, Chief Science Officer

Professor Marilyn A Anderson is a founding scientist of Hexima. She has over 30 years experience in scientific research in the area of plant biochemistry and genetics. After completing a BSc Honours at The University of Melbourne and a PhD in Biochemistry at La Trobe University, Professor Anderson spent seven years in the United States working on diabetes at the University of Miami and oncogenes at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

She is a Professor of Biochemistry at La Trobe University and an Associate Professorial Fellow in the Botany School at The University of Melbourne. She was appointed Hexima’s Chief Science Officer in July 2009. Professor Anderson was a director at South East Water Limited for over 10 years prior to her appointment to the board of City West Water in 2008. She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

She was appointed a Director of the company on 23 November 2010.