Helen Chenery is Emeritus Professor at the University of Queensland. In previous roles - as Director of a translational clinical research centre in neuromodulation and Deputy Executive Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Queensland - she has led policy and practice reform in dementia care, human neurobionics, health workforce innovation, the adoption of digital health technologies and interprofessional education/practice. She is currently Principal of H J Chenery Consulting and is a non-executive director on the Board of the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.
Her discipline research is broadly in the area of language neuroscience and acquired language impairment resulting from brain damage, with a focus on the impact of deep brain stimulation on language and cognition and automated analyses of language impairment and repair. She has completed executive leadership courses at London Business School (2011) and Harvard Business School (2016) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.