Leadership Team

Cedric Robillot​

Cedric Robillot

Executive Director and Chair

Dr Cedric Robillot is Executive Director of the RRAP R&D Program, project Director for eReefs and Managing Director for HeadStart Development Pty Ltd, providing strategic advice and program management services in a range of sectors. Cedric has more than 10 years’ experience in both the private and public sectors with a unique balance of leadership, scientific, commercial and stakeholder engagement skills. His previous roles include: Executive Manager, Seqwater (Queensland Bulk Water Supply Authority) in charge of the Western Corridor Recycled Water Scheme and Gold Coast Desalination Plant; 10 years in biomedicine, co-founding biotechnology company Cleveland Biosensors; and managing international multidisciplinary projects in Europe, the UK and US. He holds a PhD in environmental toxicology from the National Museum of Natural History in Paris and an engineering degree from the Paris School of Physics and Chemistry (ESPCI).