Mr Bill Ferris AC

Mr Bill FerrisMr Ferris is the Chair of Innovation Australia, and will be the Chair of Innovation and Science Australia. He is a highly respected veteran of venture capital and private equity in Australasia. His experience will continue to bring the higher education and business sectors together to drive the commercialisation of breakthrough innovation.

Dr Alan Simon Finkel AO

Dr Alan Simon KinkelDr Finkel is Australia’s Chief Scientist. He is a prominent engineer, respected neuroscientist, successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is uniquely qualified to act as one of the Government’s key advisers on science and innovation, and on ways to translate our great scientific research into real, tangible outcomes for Australians and the economy.