Professor Rachel Ankeny

Professor Rachel Ankeny Rachel A. Ankeny is a professor in the School of Humanities at the University of Adelaide, and Associate Dean Research for the Faculty of Arts. She is an interdisciplinary teacher and scholar whose areas of expertise cross three fields: history/philosophy of science, bioethics and science policy, and food studies. She has major…

Professor Deirdre Lemerle

Professor Deirdre Lemerle Professor Lemerle is an agricultural weed scientist who has published over 150 scientific papers. She has research awards, including, the NSW Agriculture ‘Outstanding Achievement’, the Council of Australian Weed Science Societies Excellence Medal, and was a New Inventors Grand Finalist with ‘Stubble Star’ in 2005. She led the Cropping Program of the…

Professor John Rolfe

Professor John Rolfe John Rolfe is Professor of Regional Economic Development and the Deputy Dean Research in the School of Business and Law at CQ University at Rockhampton. He is a resource economist, and has extensive experience with environmental, resource and development issues across Queensland and Australia. Professor Rolfe has led a number of major…

Dr Joanne Daly

Dr Joanne DalyPSM FTSE Joanne Daly is a CSIRO Strategic Advisor and a former Group Executive of Agribusiness and Chief of Division. Her activities focus on strategy for national research collections and in agricultural sciences, and assisting with the developing science precinct in Canberra with the ANU in the area of transformational agriculture. She has…

Douglas John Rathbone

Douglas John RathboneAM Douglas John Rathbone studied Chemical Engineering at RMIT and Commerce at Melbourne University. In his early career he was a maths & science teacher, then an engineer in downstream petrochemicals. Douglas joined Nufarm as contract Engineer in 1973, continued in various roles and for the past 16 years has been the Managing…

Professor Kent Anderson

Professor Kent Anderson Professor Kent Anderson is a comparative lawyer specialising in Asia. He is Deputy Vice Chancellor (Community & Engagement) at University of Western Australia where he is responsible for the university’s external relations including the Perth Festival and Cultural Precinct. He has an eclectic background doing his tertiary studies in Japan, US, and…

Professor Mark Wainwright

Professor Mark Wainwright AM FTSE Emeritus Professor Mark Wainwright AM FTSE retired from the Office of Vice-Chancellor and President of UNSW Australia in July 2006. In that year he was appointed Chairman of the Australia-China Council by DFAT, a position he held until 2011 when he became the inaugural Chairman of the Foundation for Australian…

Professor John Fitzgerald

Professor John Fitzgerald FAHA John Fitzgerald is President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and Director of the Asia Pacific Centre for Social Investment and Philanthropy at Swinburne University of Technology. Previously he directed Ford Foundation operations in Beijing and held positions including Head of the School of Social Sciences at La Trobe University…

Professor Max Lu

Professor Max Lu Max Lu is Provost and Senior Vice-President at the University of Queensland. Previously he served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Linkages). He founded the ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials. He won a Federation Fellowship twice (2003/2008).A Thomson Reuters Highly Cited in both Chemistry and Materials Science, he is…

Professor Ien Ang

Professor Ien AngFAHA Professor Ang is Distinguished Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Western Sydney, where she was the founding Director of the Institute for Culture and Society. She is the author of several influential books, including Desperately Seeking the Audience (1991) and On Not Speaking Chinese (2001), and has been the recipient…