Narelle Kennedy

Narelle KennedyAM Narelle Kennedy operates her own research and consulting company, The Kennedy Company Pty Ltd specialising in business innovation, new models of competitiveness and productivity, industry clustering, regional development, and regulation. Previously Narelle founded and led the pioneering, business-backed research think tank, the Australian Business Foundation as CEO for over 15 years. Narelle has…

Professor Kevin Fox

Professor Kevin FoxFASSA Kevin Fox is a Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Applied Economic Research in the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales. He works primarily in the field of economic measurement, with a focus on productivity, prices and efficiency analysis. After studying Japanese in Tokyo…

Leslie Butterfield

Leslie ButterfieldBSc Civ Eng; MAICD, MAIPM Ms Butterfield is Chief Executive Officer of a specialist Project and Strategy Advisory company which operates in the business, property and infrastructure sectors with a client group spanning Government, large corporates, and not-for-profits. She is also Managing Director Australia for its NYSE listed company parent company. She has served…

Dr Bob Frater

Dr Bob FraterAO FAA FRSN Over more than 50 years, Dr Bob Frater has researched electronics, telecommunications, electroacoustics, radioastronomy instrumentation, electroacoustics and biomedical devices. In 1996, he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for his contributions to science, including his work on the construction of the Australia Telescope at Narrabri in northern…

Professor Sue Richardson

Professor Sue RichardsonFASSA Professor Richardson is Principal Research Fellow and deputy Director of the National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University. The rest of the bio is in Paragraph, ensure that all published texts are in italics. Add spaces to separate the information, as these are generally quite brief. Her principal research interests are in…

Professor Nalini Joshi

Professor Nalini Joshi FAA Professor Nalini Joshi is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney. Nalini has taught mathematics at ANU, UNSW, the University of Adelaide and the University of Sydney. She has been a Visiting Professor at Kyoto University in Japan and the University of Leeds, UK. She was Head of the…

Mr David Hind

Mr David HindFTSE David Hind is Chair of Skills Tasmania, an angel investor and Chair of Barefoot Power Pty Ltd, a board member of the childhood cancer charity Redkite and is Director of External Relations at the University of Sydney’s School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He is a past President of the Business Higher…

Professor Stephen Gaukroger

Professor Stephen GaukrogerFAHA Professor Gaukroger is currently Professor of History of Philosophy and History of Science at the University of Sydney. He has served as President of the Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science; President of the Australasian Society for the History of Philosophy; Chair of the Australian Academy of…

Professor Russell Tytler

Professor Russell Tytler Professor Tytler is the Chair in Science Education at Deakin University, deputy director of the Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation (CREFI) and heads the very productive Science, Technology, Environmental and Mathematics Education group. He is also ‘hub cap’ of the Victorian SiMERR rural and regional network. He has had…

Dr John Williams

Dr John WilliamsFTSE Dr Williams recently retired after nearly six years as Commissioner of the NSW Natural Resources Commission (NRC). He was former Chief Scientist, NSW Department of Natural Resources following his retirement from CSIRO as Chief of Land and Water in 2004. In 2005, he was awarded the prestigious Farrer Memorial Medal for achievement…