Innovation, Science and Technology Committee

The Committee aims to develop innovation-related topics for AmCham speakers to address, identify innovation thought leaders for our members to access, and develop advocacy positions that support increased innovation in Australia. Key Mission: Advocacy - Local Level • State/Federal policy regulation - Global Level • Offshore investors/Other organisations to invest in Australia Access - Networks • Provide a network for start-up companies and environment to foster Innovation - Funding • Find sources of capital for start-up organisations - Access • Educate the rest of our membership and provide them with opportunities through Information/ Trade Missions

NameTitleCompanyCommittee Position
David ThomsonSenior Manager Policy and AdvocacyAmgen Australia Pty LtdChair101465
Ryan ParlettDirector Business ManagementPatheonChair108303
Richard HortonPartnerSquire Patton BoggsCommittee Member119579
Jason DuarteHead of Institutional Bank ACTWestpac Institutional BankCommittee Member122018
Fred ChiltonPartnerEmil Ford LawyersCommittee Member79196
Stephen PattilloManaging DirectorPattillo & Associates Pty LtdCommittee Member79737
Sassoon GrigorianHead of Public Policy, Australia & New ZealandSalesforce.ComCommittee Member83061
Kara HinesleyHead of Public Policy, Government, and Philanthropy, Australia and NZTwitterCommittee Member97297
Linda BrownCEOLaureate International UniversitiesCommittee Member98307
Adrian LawrencePartnerBaker McKenzieCommittee Member98745
Michael De La ChapelleTechnical FellowBoeing Australia Holdings Pty LtdCommittee Member99517
Alexander LynchManager, Public Policy and Govt RelationsGoogle Australia Pty LtdCommittee Member100842
Tanya StoianoffHead of Government AffairsDXC TechnologyCommittee Member100865
Robert WickhamRegional VP, Innovation & Digital TransformationSalesforce.ComCommittee Member101364