Professor Libby Robin

Emeritus Professor Libby RobinFAHA Libby Robin FAHA, is Emeritus Professor in the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University. She is an historian of science,  an environmental museum curator, and a pioneering scholar in the interdisciplinary environmental humanities. She has worked in universities and museums in Sweden, Germany, UK and Denmark. Her publications…

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer

Professor Thomas MaschmeyerFAA FTSE Thomas Maschmeyer is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Sydney, Founder of the London-listed Gelion plc (GELN), an energy storage company, and co-founder of the waste upcycler Licella Holdings. After completing his PhD in 1994 he went on to hold positions at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, the…

Professor John Loughhead

Professor John LoughheadOBE FREng FTSE Professor John Loughhead is Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He was previously Executive Director of the UK Energy Research Centre and prior to that Corporate Vice President of the ALSTOM group. John is also a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering…

Professor R. Quentin Grafton

Professor R. Quentin GraftonFASSA GAICD Quentin Grafton is Professor of Economics, Chairholder UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance and Director of the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy (CWEEP) at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University. He is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social…

Professor Maria Forsyth

Professor Maria ForsythFAA Maria Forsyth graduated with a PhD in Chemistry from Monash University, Australia in 1990 and received a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on lithium and sodium battery electrolytes at Northwestern University in Evanston, USA. She returned to Australian in 1993 and shortly thereafter joined the Department of Materials Engineering at Monash University…

Dr Tina Parolin

Dr Christina (Tina) ParolinPhD(ANU) Audit, Risk and Finance Committee Member of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, Appointed May 2018 Dr Christina (Tina) Parolin is the Executive Director of the Australian Academy of Humanities. Tina has worked in a variety of policy and administrative roles across the higher education sector, including at IDP Education…

Dr John Beaton

Dr John BeatonBA MA(UCLA) PhD(ANU) FASSA (1944 – 2018) Vale Dr John Beaton It is with great sadness that ACOLA recognises the passing of Dr John Beaton, Chair of the Board, ACOLA Secretariat Limited. John has been a longstanding member of ACOLA and made significant contributions to the organisation from its beginnings in the National…

Anna Maria Arabia

Anna Maria Arabia Audit, Risk and Finance Committee Member of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, Appointed 2018 Prior to Anna-Maria’s appointment as Chief Executive of the Australian Academy of Science, she was Principal Adviser to the Hon Bill Shorten. She has also served as General Manager of Questacon – the National Science and…

Professor Ian Frazer

Professor Ian FrazerAC FRS FAA FTSE FAHMS Professor Ian Frazer is a clinician scientist, trained as a clinical immunologist in Scotland. As a professor at the University of Queensland, he leads a research group working at TRI in Brisbane, Australia on the immunobiology of epithelial cancers. He is recognised as co-inventor of the technology enabling…

Professor John Shine

Professor John Shine

Professor John ShineAC PresAA PhD DSc Professor Shine was Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research from 1990 until 2011 and remains at the Institute as an Emeritus Professor. He is also Chairman of CSL Ltd and Professor of Medicine and Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of NSW. He was Chairman…