Dr Alan Finkel AO
Chief Scientist
Department of Science and Innovation

Dr Alan Finkel AO joined the STEM Male Champions of Change group in 2016

Commenced as Australia’s eighth Chief Scientist on 25 January 2016
Previously Chancellor of Monash University and President of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE)
Founded Axon Instruments, a California-based, ASX-listed company that made precision scientific instruments used at pharmaceutical companies and universities for the discovery of new medicines
Was Chair of the Australian Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics) and director of the ASX-listed diagnostics company Cogstate Limited.
B Eng PhD (Monash) FTSE FIE Aust

Champions of Change STEM

Alan  is a Member the Champions of Change STEM Group which was established in 2016 with support from the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. The STEM group aim to achieve a significant and sustainable increase in the representation of women in leadership positions in STEM.