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Industry Innovation and Science Australia Board

Get to know the Industry Innovation and Science Australia board members.

Our board members are high-profile entrepreneurs, investors, researchers and educators with extensive local and global experience.

Meet the board

Industry Innovation and Science Australia board chair
Andrew leads the Industry Innovation and Science Australia Board. He has extensive experience as an international leader in technology, advanced manufacturing and professional services.
Chief Scientist | Industry Innovation and Science Australia board deputy chair
Dr Foley is Australia’s Chief Scientist and has expertise in research, quantum physics, sensors, devices and systems, research translation, leadership, advisory and advocating the role of women in STEM.
Industry Innovation and Science Australia board member
Lauren has an extensive background in technology development and commercialisation in global resources markets.
Industry Innovation and Science Australia board member
Dr Grant is an engineer, researcher and entrepreneur in the area of wireless communications, connected vehicles and space technologies. He is also a member of the Australian Space Agency Space Industry Leaders Forum.
Industry, Innovation and Science Australia board member
Dr Samuell is a medical and behavioural economics specialist using innovation, expertise and experience in data to identify and solve complex behavioural problems.
Industry Innovation and Science Australia board member
Patrick has extensive experience in science, manufacturing, not-for-profit (medical research), and business both in global multinational and Australian ASX listed contexts.
Industry Innovation and Science Australia board member
Dr Farrell has extensive experience in legal, regulatory and technological systems and infrastructures relating to data, markets, payments, finance and fintech.
Industry, Innovation and Science Australia board member
Sarah is an internationally recognised food systems innovation expert, the CEO and Founder of AgThentic, and co-founder of Tenacious Ventures, Australia’s first dedicated agrifood tech VC firm.
Industry Innovation Science Australia board member
Glenys has expertise in policy, program management, high level stakeholder engagement skills, experience interacting with APS leaders, organisational stewardship and governance skills.

Board member terms of appointment

Members of the board as at 8 September 2022.

Member

State

First term

Second term

Mr Andrew Stevens - Chair

NSW

20/12/2018 – 19/12/2021

07/02/2022 – 17/12/2024

Mr Andrew Stevens - A/g Chair

NSW

22/12/2021 – 06/02/2022

NA

Dr Catherine Foley - Deputy Chair

NSW

01/01/2021 – 31/12/2023

NA

Dr Doron Samuell

NSW

11/04/2022 – 10/04/2025

NA

Ms Lauren Stafford

WA

07/10/2020 – 06/10/2023

NA

Mr Patrick Houlihan

VIC

07/10/2020 – 06/10/2023

NA

Dr Scott Farrell

NSW

07/10/2020 – 06/10/2022

NA

Ms Sarah Nolet

NSW

07/10/2020 – 06/10/2022

NA

Dr Alexander (Alex) Grant

SA

07/10/2020 – 06/10/2022

NA

Ms Glenys Beauchamp PSM 

ACT

Ex-officio member ending 17/09/2017

01/01/2021 – 31/12/2023

Ms Meghan Quinn PSM

ACT

Ongoing
Ex-officio member