Doctor John Keniry

Commissioner, Natural Resources Commission

Dr John Keniry is Chair of the Advisory Board for Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment 

John joined the Natural Resources Commission as Commissioner in December 2011.Dr John Keniry

He was awarded an Order of Australia in 2005 and a Centenary Medal in 2003.

He also chairs the Sydney Institute of Marine Science, the Cooperative Research Centres for the Pork and Sheep industries and the Australian Wool Exchange.  

John is a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

He is the past Chairman of Ridley Corporation Ltd, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Livestock Export Review, the National Registration Authority for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals, and Unisearch Ltd.

John also owns a wool and lamb enterprise in central west NSW.