Future Earth Australia is overseen by a steering committee of industry leaders and research experts with an advisory council of thought-leaders and influencers in Australian sustainability. The Executive Committee of the Australian Academy of Science’s Council provides high level oversight. The Academy has appointed Dr Imran Ahmad as the Director of Future Earth Australia to lead the initiative.

Advisory council

Members of the advisory council include:

  • Professor Ian Chubb AC FAA FACE FTSE, Chair
  • Ms Kate Auty
  • Mr Howard Bamsey
  • Mr Simon Corbell
  • Ms Penelope Figgis AO
  • Ms Virginia Haussegger AM
  • Ms Emma Herd
  • Mr Dermot O'Gorman
  • Professor Will Steffen

Steering committee

Members of the steering committee include:

  • Professor Stephen Dovers FASSA, Australian National University, Chair
  • Dr John Finnigan FAA, Chair, National Committee for Earth System Science
  • Ms Megan Flynn, Qantas Group Manager Environment and Carbon Strategy
  • Dr Angus Henderson, ACOLA
  • Professor Lesley Hughes, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University
  • Professor Karen Hussey, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland
  • Professor Iain McCalman AO FAHA FASSA, Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney
  • Associate Professor Jessa Rogers, University of Canberra
  • Dr Mark Stafford Smith, CSIRO and Chair Future Earth Science Committee
  • Dr Lorraine Stephenson FTSE
  • EMCR representation

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