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Professor Paula Gerber

Paula Gerber is a Professor at the Monash University Law School and a Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law. Professor Gerber is an internationally recognised expert in two disparate areas of law, namely construction law and human rights law. Within these two areas she has sub-specialisations in the rights of LGBTI people, children’s rights, human rights education in schools, construction dispute resolution, and dispute avoidance processes. Paula has served on the Board of the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission and is currently the President of Kaleidoscope Human Rights Foundation.

Professor Billie Giles-Corti

Billie Giles-Corti is a Vice-Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at RMIT University and Director of the Healthy Liveable Cities Lab at RMIT’s Centre for Urban Research. For more than two decades, she has been studying the impact of the built environment on social and health and wellbeing outcomes. Professor Giles-Corti has published over 300 articles and reports. From 2003-2020, Billie was an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow. She is an Honorary Fellow of both the Planning Institute of Australia and the Public Health Association, and in 2008 was a Fulbright Senior Scholar.

Richard Gilmore

Richard Gilmore is an experienced executive leader with a background in the finance, manufacturing, environmental and international development sectors. His personal and professional interests focus on conservation and the economic empowerment of vulnerable communities through social entrepreneurship, and impact investing. Richard graduated with a Master of Environmental Management from the University of New South Wales in 2015. He is an alumnus of both the Cambridge University Business and Environment Program and the Harvard Club of Australia Non-Profit Leadership Program. He was previously the Executive Director of Earthwatch where he was instrumental in the establishment of Earthwatch’s Sri Lankan Mangroves project.

Associate Professor David Glance

David Glance is the director of the University of Western Australia’s Centre for Software Practice (UWA CSP), a research and development centre. Originally a physiologist working in the area of vascular control mechanisms in pregnancy, Professor Glance subsequently worked in the software industry for over 20 years before working at UWA. The UWA CSP was responsible for the development of MMEx – an eHealth platform that is widely used for clinical functionality in allied, primary, tertiary and specialist care. Dr Glance’s research interests are in health informatics, public health and software engineering.

Professor Lee Godden

Lee Godden is the Director, Centre for Resources, Energy and Environmental Law. Professor Godden’s research interests include environmental law, natural resources law (especially water) property law and indigenous peoples’ land rights. Her work has appeared in leading International journals, as well as leading Australian law journals. Professor Godden has been awarded ARC Discovery Project and Linkage Project funding, as well as grants from bodies, such as the AIATSIS. She teaches environmental law, water law and climate law (Melbourne Law Masters program).

Professor Michael Good AO

Principal Research Leader, Michael Good heads the Laboratory of Vaccines for the Developing World, Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University, Queensland. His interests are in the field of immunity and immunopathogenesis to malaria and group A streptococcus/ rheumatic fever, with particular relevance to the development of vaccines. In 2008 Professor Good was awarded an Order of Australia for his services to medical research and in 2009 he received the Eureka Prize for Leadership. In 2010, Professor Good was a recipient of the Queensland Greats Awards. Professor Good was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (FAHMS) in 2015.

Professor Lawrence O. Gostin

Lawrence O. Gostin is University Professor, Georgetown University’s highest academic rank conferred by the University President. He directs the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and is the Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University and Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University. Professor Gostin is the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights. He also serves on the WHO Director-General’s Advisory Committee on Reforming the World Health Organisation.

Professor Jill Gready

Jill Gready is head of Computational and Conceptual Biology at Australian National University’s John Curtin School of Medical Research. Gready leads a team that has used pioneering research techniques to successfully re-engineer the Rubisco enzyme, which uses carbon dioxide from the air facilitating the conversion of a plant’s carbon into plant biomass. Gready and her team examine potential strategies for developing and applying research on photosynthesis to improving food crops to address the challenges of global food security and world hunger.

Dr Sue Green

Sue Green has more than 40 years journalism experience, including holding senior writing and editing positions in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong. She has a particular interest in the transition from industry to the Academy. She has extensive experience writing about the arts, craft and design, architecture, interiors, property and books. As well as a postgraduate journalism qualification and a PhD in writing from Swinburne University she has a degree in textile design. She taught journalism for nine years at Swinburne Institute of Technology and is now a sessional teacher with the University of Melbourne.

Professor Peter Gresshoff

Peter Gresshoff is Professor of Botany at The University of Queensland. He is a plant development geneticist who specialises in using molecular and genetic tools to understand complexities of gene networks. Professor Gresshoff is a global leader in legume research. Because of his scientific work, the Pongamia tree is now used on a large scale for the production of biofuel. Peter is a Fellow of AAAS, Indian NAAS, Russian Academy of Science, and was nominated for the Australian Academy of Science. He was twice awarded the German Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship and the Chinese Academy Professorial Fellowship.

Professor Kathleen Griffiths

Kathleen Griffiths is Emeritus Professor and former Director, National Institute for Mental Health Research, Australian National University. Her research focuses on the use of the Internet as a self-help tool for improving mental health, developing programmes for reducing the stigma associated with depression and understanding the information needs and mental health research priorities of consumers.

Professor Nathan Grills

Nathan Grills is a Public Health Physician and Professor at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne. He obtained a MPH and a DPhil (Public Health) from Oxford University under a Rhodes Scholarship. In 2014, Nathan completed a Professional Doctorate in Public Health at Monash University using social network analysis to measure the impact of public health partnerships. Nathan’s research expertise is in the areas of non-communicable diseases, disability inclusion, community health evaluation/monitoring and primary health care systems. Nathan has worked extensively in India, including leading a tobacco control research collaboration to develop tobacco control interventions.

Dr Nicholas Gruen

Nicholas Gruen is a widely published policy economist, entrepreneur and commentator. He has advised Cabinet Ministers, sat on Australia’s Productivity Commission and founded Lateral Economics and Peach Financial. He is Visiting Professor at Kings College London and Adjunct Professor at UTS. He chairs the Open Knowledge Foundation (Australian Chapter) and is Patron of the Australian Digital Alliance, which brings together Australia’s libraries, universities, and major providers of digital infrastructure such as Google and Yahoo. He has a PhD in Public Policy from the ANU and an LLB (Hons) from the University of Melbourne.

John Gunn

John Gunn is a marine scientist and formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Marine Science. Previously, he was Chief Scientist of the Australian Antarctic Program and the Deputy Chief of CSIRO’s Marine and Atmospheric Research Division. He has an international reputation in the fields of pelagic fish ecology and in the development of marine biological observing technology and systems. Gunn is a passionate advocate for science — in particular, marine science — and its role in securing a prosperous and sustainable future for Australia. He has authored over 150 peer-reviewed publications, papers and technical reports, and presented at more than 100 conferences.

Professor Ian Gust AO

Ian Gust is an Australian medical researcher, virologist, and former science administrator. Gust’s area of work is in the development of drugs and vaccines against viral diseases and he is best known for the development of vaccines against the Hepatitis A virus. He has been a member of World Health Organization expert committees on viral hepatitis, biological standardisation and virus diseases. In 1992, Gust was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for service to public health, particularly in the prevention of hepatitis and AIDS. He is currently Professorial Fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the University of Melbourne

Michelle Guthrie

Michelle Guthrie is the former ABC Managing Director. She was appointed in May 2016 following an international career as a leading media executive in Australia, the UK and Asia. Michelle started her career as a lawyer and then moved to News International in London where she helped develop global pay TV businesses including BSkyB. She helped launch Foxtel in Australia before relocating to Star TV in Hong Kong where she was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2003. Recently Michelle was appointed Chair at The Mighty Kingdom, the largest independent game developer in Australia.

Dr Christopher Gyngell

Christopher Gyngell is a Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics. His research interests lie primarily in the ethical implications of biotechnologies and the philosophy of health and disease. Chris was previously a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Oxford, where he led a project titled “Selecting, Creating and Modifying Embryos”, which investigated the ethical and legal implications of the gene editing technique CRISPR. He was awarded his PhD in Philosophy from the Australian National University in 2015. Before undertaking his PhD, Chris completed a Master’s degree in Applied Ethics and an Honours degree in Genetics.