Executive team

Emma Johnston
Professor Emma Johnston

Dean of Science
University of NSW

Judith Dawes
A/Professor Judith Dawes

Macquarie University

Alan Duffy
A/Professor Alan Duffy
Early Career Representative

Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing
Swinburne University of Technology

Jeremy Brownlie
Dr Jeremy Brownlie
Vice President

Deputy Head (L&T)
Griffith University

Darren Saunders
A/Professor Darren Saunders


Dr Zoe Doubleday
Early Career Representative

University of Adelaide

Kylie Walker
Kylie Walker

Science & Technology

Cathy Foley
Dr Cathy Foley
Policy Chair

Science Director and
Deputy Director Manufacturing

Tanya Ha
Tanya Ha
Ordinary Member Representative

Cluster representatives

Damien Belobrajdic
Dr Damien Belobrajdic
Agricultural and Food Sciences

CSIRO Health and Biosecurity

Tom Cresswell - Chemistry
Dr Tom Cresswell
Chemical Sciences


Rebecca Ritchie
Professor Rebecca Ritchie
Medical and Cognitive Sciences

Baker Heart & Diabetes Institute

Branwen Morgan
Dr Branwen Morgan
Technological Sciences

Ausgem, University of Technology Sydney

Katherine Dafforn
Dr Katherine Dafforn
Aquatic Sciences


Marina Costelloe – geological and geographical
Marina Costelloe
Geological and Geographical Sciences

Australian Society for Geophysics

Cathryn Trott – physical
Associate Professor Cathryn Trott
Physical Sciences

Curtin University


Jas Chambers
Jasmine Chambers
General representative

University of Sydney

Eileen McLaughlin - biology
Professor Eileen McLaughlin
Biological Sciences

University of Canberra

Adrian Barnett
Professor Adrian Barnett
Mathematical Sciences

Queensland University of Technology

Rachel Burton
Professor Rachel Burton
Plant and Ecological Sciences

University of Adelaide

Kylie Ahern
Kylie Ahern
General representative

CEO, STEM Matters