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, 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

Emeritus Professor Kenneth BaldwinFTSE Professor Ken Baldwin FTSE was the founding Director (2010-2020) of the Australian National University’s Energy Change Institute (now incorporated into the Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions), He was also the inaugural Director (201802921( of the ANU ECI Grand Challenge: Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific. The main focus of his…

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

Professor Fran BaumAO FASSA FAHMS Professor Fran Baum AO is a public health social scientist with a special interest in creating healthy, equitable and sustainable societies. She is a professor of health equity, The Stretton Institute, The University of Adelaide, Australia. From 2009-2021 she was a Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor and Director of the Southgate…

Professor Ian Woodhead

Professor Ian Woodhead Professor Ian Woodhead is Lincoln Agritech’s Chief Scientist and Group Manager of the Lincoln Technology Group. With almost 40 years’ experience in sensor development, his main research interests are measuring the broadband dielectric properties of composite materials including water content, physical measurements using microwave and mm waves, and high speed electronics. Professor…

Dr Peter Dodds

Dr Peter DoddsFAA Dr Peter Dodds is a Chief Scientist at CSIRO Agriculture&Food where he leads a team developing genetic tools to improve the control of important rust diseases of wheat. Dr Dodds received a Bsc(hons) in 1991 and a PhD degree in 1996 from the University of Melbourne, Australia. After a postdoctoral stint at…

Professor John Freebairn

Professor John FreebairnFASSA Professor John Freebairn holds the Ritchie chair in economics at the University of Melbourne. He has degrees from the University of New England and the University of California, Davis. Prior to joining Melbourne in 1996, his preceding career includes university appointments at the ANU, LaTrobe and Monash, and periods with the NSW…

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Kylie Walker

Kylie Walker Audit, Risk and Finance Committee Member of the Australian Council of Learned Academies Limited, Appointed 2020. Kylie Walker is CEO of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) and Chair of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO. She specialises in connecting technologists, engineers and scientists with governments, business, media and society -…