Academy Council

  • Professor Graham Baker

    Professor Graham Baker

    President
    Graham spent the first six years of his career in engineering practice, in the UK, Oman and Nepal, before embarking on a 30-year career in ... read more
  • Emeritus Professor Alan Lawson

    Emeritus Professor Alan Lawson

    Secretary
    Emeritus Professor Alan Lawson’s career at the University of Queensland included periods as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & International), Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Dean, UQ Graduate School, and ... read more
  • Mr Hamish Bain

    Mr Hamish Bain

    Treasurer
    A consultant business economist whose work has been heavily involved in regional and rural development issues at a national level.

    He has ... read more
  • Professor Kaye Basford

    Professor Kaye Basford

    Councillor
    Kaye is a Professor of Biometry at The University of Queensland (UQ), undertaking teaching and research at the interface between statistics, quantitative genetics and plant ... read more
  • Professor Justin Cooper-White

    Professor Justin Cooper-White

    Councillor
    Prof Cooper-White, a chemical and biological engineer, graduated with his Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) in 1991, UQ. Prior to commencing his Ph.D. in Polymer Rheology ... read more
  • Professor Allan Layton

    Professor Allan Layton

    Councillor
    Professor Allan Layton, BEcon (1st Class Hons), MEcon, PhD (Qld), received his Doctorate in 1982 and was appointed Professor in 1992. During his academic career ... read more
  • Dr Joseph McDowall

    Dr Joseph McDowall

    Councillor
    Dr Joseph McDowall has a PhD from the University of Queensland in social psychology. He has lectured both there and at Griffith University in the ... read more
  • Professor Andrew McNamara

    Professor Andrew McNamara

    Councillor
    Andrew McNamara is an art historian and Professor, Visual Arts, Creative Industries Faculty of QUT, Brisbane, Australia. He received his PhD in 1994 at the ... read more
  • Adj. Professor Else Shepherd AM

    Adj. Professor Else Shepherd AM

    Councillor

    After graduating in Electrical Engineering from the University of Queensland in 1965, Else commenced her working career in Mackay as a process control engineer in ... read more

  • Professor Virginia Slaughter

    Professor Virginia Slaughter

    Councillor

    Prof. Virginia Slaughter

    Virginia Slaughter is Professor and Head of the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland, Australia. She earned a B.A. in ... read more

  • Professor Helen Chenery

    Professor Helen Chenery

    Councillor
    Professor Chenery PhD MSpThy BSpThy GAICD FQA has extensive strategic and operational experience in executive leadership ... read more
  • Professor Fred D'Agostino

    Professor Fred D'Agostino

    Councillor
    Fred D'Agostino is Emeritus Professor of Humanities in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Queensland, where he was ... read more
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