Clive Morris is Head of Strategic Policy Group at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia’s major
governmental funding body for health and medical research. The Strategic Policy Group manages and develops strategies for NHMRC’s health and medical research funding schemes, supports the peer review process and International funding strategy as well as supporting the acceptance of streamlined ethical review processes.
Prior to joining the Commonwealth Public Service, Clive was active in biomedical research work in Australia and Europe. During his time with NHMRC, Clive has undertaken a number of roles, including looking after NHMRC’s health ethics and health advisory activities and corporate support functions. His previous Commonwealth appointments include heading the Molecular Biology Section at the Therapeutic Goods Administration, and as a senior toxicologist with Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ).