Lauren Stafford
Industry Innovation and Science Australia board member

State: Western Australia

Current position: Director, Business Development, First Mode Holdings Inc



  • Extensive background in technology development and commercialisation in global resources market
  • Expertise in portfolio strategy, technology and business development, corporate structure, governance and operating models and intellectual property and data strategies
  • Former Innovation Manager, Robotics at Woodside Energy
  • Former Head of Innovation Partnerships at BHP
  • Former Business Manager and Company Secretary of CRC ORE Ltd
  • Current member of Industry Advisory Board of Quantum Technology Exchange
  • Former member of Mining Education Australia Board.


  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons), the University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Education, the University of Queensland.