Professor Robin (Rob) J Evans

Professor Rob EvansFAA FTSE Professor Rob Evans worked as an engineering officer with the Royal Australian Air Force and completed a PhD at the University of Newcastle, followed by postdoctoral positions at MIT and Cambridge University. His academic roles include Head of the Electrical Engineering Department at both the University of Newcastle and the University…

Natalie Larkins

Natalie Larkins Natalie Larkins is a journalist with more than 20 years experience in the Australian media, primarily with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she reported, produced and presented radio and television news. Natalie is an experienced federal public servant who worked at a senior level at the Australian Taxation Office and the Department of…

Lyndal Curtis

Lyndal Curtis Lyndal Curtis is an award winning journalist who has covered federal politics for nearly 25 years for the ABC and commercial radio. She has served as Political Correspondent for ABC Radio News, Chief Political Correspondent for ABC Radio Current Affairs (AM, The World Today, & PM) and as Political Editor for ABC News24.…

Dr Nitin Gupta

Dr Nitin Gupta Nitin Gupta is Executive Manager of the Australia’s Comparative Advantage project, and is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University. Over the past 15 years, Nitin has gained varied work experience in academic, corporate, public and NGO sectors in Australia, India, US, and New Zealand.…

Dr John Prescott

Dr John PrescottAC FTSE Dr John B Prescott AC has substantial experience in major companies in resources, manufacturing and transport as an executive and director. He is currently Chairman of Aurizon Holdings Limited, a major transport company and a Member of the Commonwealth of Australia Remuneration Tribunal. He was a Managing Director and Chief Executive…

Professor Rodney Maddock

Professor Rodney Maddock Rodney Maddock is Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at Victoria University, Adjunct Professor of Economics at Monash University, Profesor Vitalicia at the University of Antioquia, a Director of CEDA, and President of the Economic Society of Australia (Victoria). His previous roles included Head of Group Strategy for the CBA and Chief Economist at the…

Professor Joseph Lo Bianco

Professor Joseph Lo BiancoAM FAHA Dr Joseph Lo Bianco, AM, FAHA, FACE, is Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Melbourne and Chief Investigator, Language, Education and Social Cohesion, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma and Thailand. He is former president of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, Immediate Past and Inaugural President of the Tsinghua,…

Associate Professor Sally Gras

Associate Professor Sally Gras Associate Professor Sally Gras is Director of the ARC Dairy Innovation Hub and Reader in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Melbourne. The ARC Dairy Innovation Hub is co-funded by the Australian Research Council, the University of Melbourne, the University of Queensland and industry partner Dairy…

Professor Chris Gibson

Professor Chris Gibson Chris Gibson is Professor of Human Geography and Director of the Global Challenges Program at the University of Wollongong. His research, supported by Australian Research Council grants and fellowships, explores human, cultural and economic assets in Australian cities and regions. He is currently editor of the scholarly journal, Australian Geographer.   [August…

Professor Graham Farquhar

Professor Graham FarquharAO FAA FRS NAS Distinguished Professor Graham Farquhar has undertaken and led research across a broad range of fields and scales, from integration of photosynthesis with nitrogen and water use of plants, stomatal physiology, isotopic composition of plants and global change. He is a fellow of The Australian Academy of Science and of…