Executive Leadership Team

Executive Leadership Team

Kim McKay AO
Director & CEO

Kim McKay’s international career in social innovation, marketing, communications and management spans over 25 years. She is an environmentalist, author and international marketing and communications expert and a regular media commentator... read more.

Russell Briggs
Director, Engagement, Exhibitions & Cultural Connection

Russell Briggs is the Director of Engagement, Exhibitions & Cultural Connection at the Australian Museum, beginning his tenure in September 2017. Russell leads the team responsible for permanent, temporary and touring exhibitions; public and education programs; the museum archives and library; and the extensive cultural collections which include Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Pacific and...read more.

Tony Dibbenhall
Director, Corporate Services & CFO

Tony joined the Australian Museum in April 2018 and leads the Corporate Services Division incorporating Finance, Human Resources, Information and Communications Technology, Security, and Facilities Management. As Chief Financial Officer, Tony is also responsible for the Museum’s financial management, planning processes, performance monitoring, and financial reporting to stakeholders. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, Tony has...read more.

Dr Rebecca Johnson
Director, Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI), Science & Learning

Rebecca has a BSc (Hons) in genetics from the University of Sydney and a PhD in the field of molecular evolutionary genetics from La Trobe University. Rebecca has over 17 years experience as a molecular geneticist, including as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, James Cook University, Townsville and Tufts University, Boston USA...read more.

Tehmi Sukhla
Director, Development

Tehmi is currently Director of Development at the Australian Museum, and was previously the Museum’s Director of Marketing, Communications & Development (2013–16). Prior to this Tehmi held positions responsible for sponsorship, philanthropy, marketing and communications for internationally renowned arts and cultural institutions, including the Biennale of Sydney and the Australian Centre for Photography...read more.


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