Amanda Caples

Dr Amanda CaplesBSc Hons PhD GAICD Dr Amanda Caples BSc Hons PhD GAICD is Victoria’s Lead Scientist, a ‘catalyst’ responsible for working across the Victorian Government to identify opportunities for economic outcomes by building relationships between business, the research sector and government. Amanda brings to the role broad experience in technology commercialisation, public policy development…

Professor Bronwyn Fox

Professor Bronwyn FoxFTSE Professor Bronwyn Fox has been instrumental in positioning Swinburne at the forefront of manufacturing, building extensively on Swinburne’s Industry 4.0 initiatives and capabilities. She has led a number of significant initiatives and research partnerships through her role as the founding Director of Swinburne’s Manufacturing Futures Research Institute, including: establishing the world’s first Industry 4.0…

Professor Ian Harper

Professor Ian HarperAO FASSA Ian Harper is Dean and Director of the Melbourne Business School and Co-Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. He is also a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Ian is a professional economist best known for his work in public…

Professor Ian Chubb

Professor Ian chubbAC FAA FTSE Professor Ian Chubb was Chief Scientist for Australia from May 2011 to January 2016.  Prior to that, Professor Chubb was Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University; Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University of South Australia and the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Provost) of Monash University for two years.  He served as Dean of…

Dr Susan Pond

Dr Susan PondAM FTSE FAHMS Dr Susan Pond AM, FRSN FTSE FAHMS is an experienced leader in business & academia, recognised for her national & international contributions in science, technology and medicine. Currently, Susan serves as Chair of the New South Wales Smart Sensing Network, Vice-President of the Royal Society of NSW, Governor in Council…

Catherine Luckin

Catherine Luckin Catherine Luckin has been Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences since May 2018. She has more than a decade of experience supporting research and innovation, particularly in the health and medical sciences – through roles in policy, public affairs, strategy and international relations. She has worked across…

Professor Kenneth Baldwin

Professor Kenneth Baldwin Professor Ken Baldwin is the inaugural Director of the Australian National University Energy Change Institute, and Director of the ANU ECI Grand Challenge:  Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific. He has held the following appointments: Project Steering Committee for the Australian Energy Technology Assessment, Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (2011-2013) Board of…

Drew Clarke

Drew ClarkeAO PSM FTSE Mr Clarke is Chairman of the Australian Energy Market Operator. A previous Secretary of the Department of Resources and Energy, Mr Clarke has had a long career in the energy sector and the Australian Public Service.  He established ARENA, administered major clean energy technology programs, and was Australia’s representative on the…

Distinguished Professor Fran Baum

Distinguished Professor Fran BaumAO FASSA FAHMS Fran Baum is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Foundation Director of the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. She was named in the Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours List as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished service…