Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, AM, CSC

Nominee of the Chief of Defence Force, Chair of the Risk Committee, Member of the Audit Committee, Chair of the MilitarySuper Reconsideration Committee, Chair of the Defence Force Case Assessment Panel

Reappointed 2 May 2020 to 1 May 2023

  • Director since 2 May 2014
  • Nominee of the Chief of Defence Force
  • Chair of the MilitarySuper Reconsideration Committee
  • Chair of the Defence Force Case Assessment Panel
  • Chair of the Risk Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Director of ARIA Co Pty Ltd

Air Vice-Marshal Staib is a director of QinetiQ Australia (since 2017), a director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (since 2015), a member of the industry advisory boards of C|T Group (since 2018) and the Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics at Deakin University (since 2017). She was appointed as the National Government Freight Controller (April 2020). She is a member of the Royal Australian Air Force Active Reserve (since 2012), following a distinguished career over three decades in the permanent Air Force. In December 2019, she was appointed to the National Board of Chief Executive Women (CEW), in her capacity as ACT Chapter Chair.

Air Vice-Marshal Staib is also a Division Councilor of the Royal Aeronautical Society (Australian division) and a Northern Territory Defence and National Security Advocate (since 2017). Her military service included holding the position of Commander Joint Logistics and Commandant of the Australian Defence Force Academy.

Air Vice-Marshal Staib formerly held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Airservices Australia (2012-2015). She was also a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the Centre for Aeronautical and Aviation Leadership of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (2010-2015). She is also a Certified Practicing Logistician and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. 

Air Vice-Marshal Staib holds a Bachelor of Business Studies, Master of Business Logistics and Master of Arts in Strategic Studies. She has received the United States Meritorious Service Medal, the Outstanding Contribution to Supply Chain Management in Australia Award and was appointed in 2009 as a member in the Military Division of the Order of Australia. In 2000 Air Vice-Marshal Staib's contribution and leadership in the field of ADF Aviation Inventory Management was recognised when she was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross.

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