Dr Francis Norman

Dr Francis Norman is the CEO and Managing Director of the Centre of Decommissioning Australia (CODA). The first 30 years of his career were spent in a global engineering services organisation then in 2015 he was elected to the position of Western Australian president of Engineers Australia. This role led to a career change into industry advocacy where he worked initially for NERA and then most recently in his role with CODA.

Francis’ deep interest in understanding complex systems in both industry and society commenced in his engineering career in industrial controls and then expanded through both his management roles and during his PhD studies, where he researched interpersonal communications in virtual teams.

Francis holds a MSc in project management and a PhD in management, he is a Fellow and EngExec with Engineers Australia, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Member of the International Centre for Complex Project Management and a Life member of the International Society of Automation.

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