Merryn York

Merryn YorkFTSE Merryn York is responsible for leading system design at AEMO, driving the collaborative and industry-wide efforts in meeting the engineering challenges of a net-zero energy system. Joining AEMO in March 2022, Merryn brings deep industry experience in generator connections, transmission planning, regulatory investment and the delivery of major transmission projects. Most recently, Merryn…

Professor Stephen Garton

Professor Stephen GartonAM Stephen Garton is Professor of History and currently Principal Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor at the University of Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, the Royal Australian Historical Society and the Royal Society of NSW. A graduate of the University…

Professor Louise Baur

Professor Louise Baur AMFAHMS Director of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, appointed 2023 Louise Baur holds the Chair of Child & Adolescent Health and is an NHMRC Leadership Fellow at The University of Sydney. She is a consultant paediatrician in Weight Management Services at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Louise has made research…

Inga Davis

Inga Davis Inga joined the Australian Academy of the Humanities as Executive Director in February 2023. She has nearly 20 years’ experience working in and consulting to the higher education sector, having held senior appointments at the University of Adelaide (Chief Executive, External Relations) and the University of Canberra (Director, Advancement, Marketing and Communications and…

Distinguished Professor Brajesh Singh

Distinguished Professor Brajesh SinghFAA Distinguished Professor Brajesh Singh is a Professor of soil biology at Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University. Through his fundamental research, he identifies the quantitative relationships between microbial diversity and ecosystem/ host functions and how natural/anthropogenic pressures such climate change affect this. His applied research harnesses the knowledge gained…

Professor Maria Forsyth

Professor Maria ForsythAM FAA FTSE Professor Maria Forsyth AM ATSE (Fellow Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering), FAA (Fellow Australian Academy of Sciences), an Alfred Deakin Professorial Fellow at Deakin University and an Ikerbasque Visiting Professorial Fellow at University of the Basque Country, Spain. She has worked at the forefront of energy materials research since…

Professor Maree Teesson

Professor Maree TeessonAC FAHMS Professor Maree Teesson AC is Director of the Matilda Centre, Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Prevention and Early Intervention in Mental Illness and Substance Use (PREMISE), and an NHMRC Leadership Fellow at the University of Sydney. Maree is Chair of Australia’s Mental Health Think Tank and Chair…

AProf Raffaella Demichelis

A/Prof Raffaella Demichelis Associate Professor Raffaella Demichelis leads an emerging team doing research in computational materials chemistry and geochemistry at Curtin University. Her research spans from the study of materials structure to crystal growth and mineral surface reactivity via developing classical, quantum mechanical, and semi-empirical models. She led landmark research that proves a new and…

Professor Kevin McConkey

Professor Kevin McConkeyAM FASSA Kevin McConkey is an Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He holds a BA (Hons), 1976, and a PhD in Psychology, 1980, from the University of Queensland. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, 2004. He is an Honorary…

Professor Duncan Ivison

Professor Duncan IvisonFAHA Duncan Ivison is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Sydney. He was previously Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) from 2015-2022; Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (2010-15); and Head of the School of Humanities (2007-2009). He has been a member of the ARC Advisory Council, a member of…