The MDFRC is an unincorporated joint venture governed by a Board with an incorporated entity (MDFRC Pty Ltd) acting as Centre Agent. The Governing Board is responsible for the overall strategic management of the Centre. The Board comprises an Independent Chair (Professor Jane Doolan) and a representative of each of the Participants:

Dr Ian Cresswell
Research Director
Biodiversity, Ecosystem Knowledge and Services Program in CSIRO’s Land and Water Flagship
La Trobe University
Professor Keith Nugent
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research)