Professor Adrian Barnett

Professor Adrian BarnettFASSA Adrian is a professor of statistics who has worked for over 27 years in health and medical research. He was the president of the Statistical Society of Australia from 2018 to 2020. His current research concerns improving statistical practice to reduce research waste. [April 2023] Contributed to: Modernising Research Assessment

Kate Thomann

Kate ThomannFASSA Kate Thomann is a proud Wiradjuri woman with over 29 years’ experience working in Indigenous affairs in the Australian Public Service.  Kate has extensive experience in policy development and program delivery across a wide range of portfolio areas including: Prime Minister and Cabinet, Health; Environment; Communications; Education; Arts and Culture and Aboriginal Hostels. Kate…

Professor Jacqueline Peel

Professor Jacqueline PeelFASSA Professor Jacqueline Peel is a leading, internationally-recognised expert in the field of environmental and climate change law. Her scholarship on these topics encompasses international, transnational and national dimensions, as well as interdisciplinary aspects of the law/science relationship in the environmental field and risk regulation. She is currently the Director of Melbourne Climate…

Hon Professor David Karoly

Hon Professor David KarolyFAA David Karoly is an honorary Professor in the School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and an honorary Senior Research Fellow in Melbourne Climate Futures, having retired from CSIRO at the end of January 2022. He is an internationally recognised expert on climate change and climate variability.  Professor Karoly was Leader…

Dr Katherine Woodthorpe

Dr Katherine WoodthorpeAO FTSE Director of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, appointed 2023 Dr Katherine Woodthorpe AO is an experienced Chair and Non-Executive Director serving for over 20 years on the boards of a variety of organisations including listed entities, government boards and for-purpose organisations. She has a strong track record in a…

Professor Steve Wesselingh

Professor Steve WesselinghFAHMS Director of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, appointed 2022 In October 2011 Professor Wesselingh BMBS PhD FRACP FAHMS took up the position as the inaugural Executive Director of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). Professor Wesselingh is Chair of the NHMRC Research Committee and Director NHMRC Council…

Professor Sharon Parker FASSA

Distinguished Professor Sharon ParkerFASSA ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon K. Parker is a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University, Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design at Curtin University, an Honorary fellow at the University of Western Australia, and an Honorary Professor at the University of Sheffield where she was previously Director at the…

Dr Fiona Beck

Dr Fiona Beck Dr Fiona Beck Dr Fiona J Beck is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University’s School of Engineering, where she leads a research group developing technologies for renewable energy and solar fuel applications. She is also convener of the Hydrogen Fuels Project in the ANU’s Zero-carbon energy for the Asia-Pacific…

Dr John Söderbaum

Dr John SöderbaumFTSE Dr John Söderbaum FTSE Dr John Söderbaum is the Director of Science and Technology for ACIL Allen. He has over 40 years of experience in working for government, the private sector and international organisations. John has a Bachelor of Science degree (with first-class honours) from the University of Western Australia and a…

Professor Chennupati Jagadish

Professor Chennupati JagadishAC PresAA FTSE Director of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, appointed 2022 Research Committee Member of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, appointed 2022 Professor Chennupati Jagadish is a Distinguished Professor and Head of Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group in the Research School of Physics, at The Australian National University. He…