2022 AmCham Alliance Award winners take centre stage at ICC Sydney

8 November 2022

Nearly 700 AmCham Australia members and guests were treated to a black tie gala at the International Convention Centre Sydney celebrating visionary innovation and leadership in the critical alliance industries of Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Digital Economy, Energy and Clean Technology, Quantum Computing and Space. US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and entrepreneur Anthony Pratt presented the Ambassador's Award. This year's ceremony was generously supported by Verizon.

Congratulations to all finalists, including:

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, presented by Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Winner: Esther Oh, Agili8
Highly Commended: Jonathan Fievez, Carnegie Clean Energy
Finalist: David Collard, Scale Facilitation
Finalist: Paul House, Imdex
Finalist: Prof Amir Gandomi, University of Technology Sydney

Winner: Dr Christian Behrenbruch, Telix Pharmaceuticals 
Highly Commended: Dr Elisa Mokany, SpeedDx
Finalist: Dr Rosemary Harrison, TCR2 Therapeutics
Finalist: Paul Anderson, Orthocell
Finalist: Teri Thomas, Volpara Health

DIGITAL ECONOMY, presented by Torrens University Australia
Winner: Mohan Koo, DTEX Systems
Highly Commended: James Kane, Two Bulls (part of DEPT) and Richard Siganto, iSponsor
Finalist: Lisa Fitzgerald, Lander & Rogers
Finalist: Laurie Miller, Southern Cross Cable Network

Winner: Dr David Finn, Jane Hunter and James Kennedy, Tritium
Highly Commended: David Collard, Scale Facilitation
Finalist: Bryce Crocker, Jervois Global
Finalist: Dr Alina Dini, Deloitte
Finalist: Sophia Hamblin Wang, Mineral Carbonation International
QUANTUM COMPUTING, presented by Google
Winner: Prof Michelle Simmons, Silicon Quantum Computing 
Highly Commended: Scientia Prof Andrew Dzurak, Diraq
Finalist: Prof Michael Biercuk, Q-CTRL
Finalist: Prof Michael Bremner, University of Technology Sydney
Finalist: Prof Christopher Vale, Swinburne University of Technology

SPACE, presented by OneGlobalVenture
Winner: David Waterhouse, Hypersonix Launch Systems
Highly Commended: Kim Ellis Hayes
Finalist: Dr Joshua Chou, EXPLOR Space Technologies
Finalist: Dr Kate Ferguson, The Australian National University
Finalist: Renae Sayers, Curtin University

2022 AMCHAM AMBASSADOR'S AWARD, presented by US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Anthony Pratt, Visy and Pratt Industries
Winner: David Parkin, Luggarah

This was the second annual presentation of AmCham Alliance Awards.

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