Dr Peter Thorne – Former RSV Vice-President & Councillor


Dr Peter Thorne was formerly the Head of the Department of Computer Science at The University of Melbourne and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering until 1999.  He has been a member of numerous State and Federal advisory boards and is currently the Director of Computer Forensic Services Pty Ltd: a company providing expert advice in computer disputes and litigations. For the last fifteen years Peter has led a team researching and documenting Australia’s pioneering achievements in computing.  As Vice-President, Peter led the Royal Society’s Burke and Wills sesquicentenary programme in 2010.