Board Members

  • Anna Davis, Board Member

    Anna Davis – Chair

    Anna Davis is the Science Coordinator at Casimir Catholic College, in Sydney NSW. Anna has extensive experience as a marker and senior marker for the HSC Chemistry examination. She has been a contributing writer for several of the National Science Week Resource books developed by ASTA and was the convenor of CONASTA 61, the Conference […]

    Read More…

  • Michelle Tea – Deputy Chair

    Michelle Tea is a senior business executive with over 20 years of experience in the ICT industry. Using technology to solve complex industry and business problems, Michelle and her teams have built applications and systems that have influenced the wider adoption of technology and led to positive outcomes for her customers. Her projects have ranged […]

    Read More…

  • Paul Andon – Treasurer

    Paul Andon is an Associate Professor at the UNSW Business School and a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Paul is an experienced business educator, teaching and researching in the areas of management accounting, fraud, and control systems. His research in these areas has been published in Financial Times 50 and other leading […]

    Read More…

  • Alyssa Weirman – Executive Director

    Alyssa Weirman has over a decade of experience in business management and relationship and business development within the public, research, and university sectors. Alyssa operated at the interface of academia and industry, administering plant research facilities and developing partnerships between industry and researchers. Alyssa most recently managed relationships and partnerships with the public sector on […]

    Read More…

  • Ben Kremer – Immediate Past Chair

    Ben is a barrister at Banco Chambers in Sydney, where his practice includes a significant science and technology component. He is an alumnus of the Australian Science Olympiads, having attended the 1990 Physics Summer School and the 1990 Chemistry Summer School, before winning a bronze medal at the 1990 International Chemistry Olympiad in Paris. Ben taught at […]

    Read More…

  • Associate Professor Stella Clark

    Stella runs own business Stella Connect P/L, helping people, organisations and their ideas connect to maximise productive outcomes. Previously she was CEO of Obesity Australia and for nine years before that was CEO of the Bio21 Cluster, Victoria’s leading health sciences/biotechnology research cluster. This was preceded by senior management roles at the School of Graduate […]

    Read More…

  • Louisa Graham

    Louisa brings over 20 years of communications and corporate affairs experience working globally across large private and publically listed businesses, predominantly in the industrial sector including construction, manufacturing, logistics, water, energy, mining and telecommunications.  Throughout her career, Louisa has had strong involvement in community based education focussed organisations,  and the opportunity to be a career mentor for girls in STEM, as well as creating career avenues for kids from disadvantaged backgrounds and mentoring long-term unemployed. 

    Read More…

  • Professor Liz New

    Liz has been involved in a number of aspects of the Australian Science Olympiads: she won a bronze medal at the 2000 International Chemistry Olympiad and a gold medal in 2001; she was a staff member for the Australian Chemistry Olympiad for a number of years; she was team leader for the 2005 and 2006 […]

    Read More…

  • Dr Tegan Smith

    Tegan is a science communicator and strategic communications specialist with a background in science research. She specialises in strategic communication for government science organisations, currently with the Bureau of Meteorology and previously with Geoscience Australia. Prior to moving into communications, Tegan worked as a research scientist, including as a biostratigrapher with Geoscience Australia. She holds […]

    Read More…

  • Fiona Wright

    Fiona Wright is a dynamic senior executive, taking on challenging roles across private and government sectors over her career. Commencing in the energy sector over 25 years ago as a freshly minted electrical engineer she has worked in applying science and engineering to societal needs. Fiona has led utilities and government through transformational change, playing […]

    Read More…

  • Anita Trenwith

    Anita Trenwith is a STEM Outreach Officer at The University of South Australia, working with school students and their teachers to engage them in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Anita has also worked as a high school teacher and was recognized by awards including School Science Educator of the Year – SA Science Excellence Awards, Eureka Prize for Science and Mathematics Teaching, and the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.

    Read More…