Professor Kenneth Baldwin

Professor Kenneth BaldwinAO Professor Ken Baldwin is the inaugural Director of the Australian National University Energy Change Institute, and Director of the ANU ECI Grand Challenge:  Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific. He has held the following appointments: Project Steering Committee for the Australian Energy Technology Assessment, Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (2011-2013) Board of…

Drew Clarke

Drew ClarkeAO PSM FTSE Mr Clarke is Chairman of the Australian Energy Market Operator. A previous Secretary of the Department of Resources and Energy, Mr Clarke has had a long career in the energy sector and the Australian Public Service.  He established ARENA, administered major clean energy technology programs, and was Australia’s representative on the…

Distinguished Professor Fran Baum

Distinguished Professor Fran Baum AO FASSA FAHMS Fran Baum is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Foundation Director of the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. She was named in the Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished…

Professor Ian Woodhead

Professor Ian Woodhead Professor Ian Woodhead is Lincoln Agritech’s Chief Scientist and Group Manager of the Lincoln Technology Group. With almost 40 years’ experience in sensor development, his main research interests are measuring the broadband dielectric properties of composite materials including water content, physical measurements using microwave and mm waves, and high speed electronics. Professor…

Dr Peter Dodds

Dr Peter DoddsFAA Dr Peter Dodds is a Chief Scientist at CSIRO Agriculture&Food where he leads a team developing genetic tools to improve the control of important rust diseases of wheat. Dr Dodds received a Bsc(hons) in 1991 and a PhD degree in 1996 from the University of Melbourne, Australia. After a postdoctoral stint at…

Professor John Freebairn

Professor John FreebairnFASSA Professor John Freebairn holds the Ritchie chair in economics at the University of Melbourne. He has degrees from the University of New England and the University of California, Davis. Prior to joining Melbourne in 1996, his preceding career includes university appointments at the ANU, LaTrobe and Monash, and periods with the NSW…

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Kylie Walker

Kylie Walker Audit, Risk and Finance Committee Member of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, Appointed 2020. Kylie Walker is CEO of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) and Chair of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO. She specialises in connecting technologists, engineers and scientists with governments, business, media and society -…

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Dr Kate Fairley-Grenot

Dr Kate Fairley-GrenotFAICD FTSE Dr Kate Fairley-Grenot has a 25-year professional services background that spans business, societal and technical dimensions. Originally a biophysicist at Sydney and Harvard Universities, Kate’s third degree is from Sussex University and specific to science and technology policy. Management consulting projects and directorships have been accompanied by life-long learning, including micro-credentials…

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Professor Barbara Howlett

Professor Barbara HowlettFAA Barbara Howlett is an Honorary Professor in the School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne. She has worked in research areas including influenza, bacterial memory, pollen allergy, nitrogen fixation and plant disease. Her major interest is blackleg, a fungal disease that limits canola production worldwide. She has developed molecular genetic tools…