Hugh Durrant-Whyte

Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte is Chief Scientist & Engineer for the state of New South Wales in Australia, and a world-leading authority on robotics, automation, machine learning, and the application of all three. He previously served as Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence (2016-2018), CEO of National ICT Australia (NICTA) (2010-2014), and Director […]

Martin Bell

ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

Martin Bell is the CEO of Bell Ventures and the creator of The 100 Tasks System.  Through Bell Ventures, Martin has advised over 80 private and public sector entities on building successful start-ups. He was the chief architect of Rocket Internet’s famous 100 day launch process, through which he led more than 20 companies to […]

Chris Mallios

ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

Chris Mallios is a seasoned executive with nearly 30 years of experience in the automotive, technology, resources, utilities and infrastructure industries. He has held several leadership positions at Nissan Motor Corporation, including as director of global business operations for Infiniti, managing director of Infiniti’s Asia and Oceania regions and director of business development in China. […]

Edward Hyams

Edward ‘Eddie’ Hyams has over forty-five years of experience as an entrepreneur and a senior executive in energy, clean technology and energy efficiency. At Englefield Capital, Eddie co‐led the Renewable Energy Fund, investing in solar, wind and biomass developments in Europe, joining Englefield after the fund had backed his management team to achieve the first […]

Kim Lawrence

ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

Kim is an experienced investment advisor, strategic consultant and clean-tech innovation specialist with a passion for renewable energy, battery storage and electric vehicles. She provides commercialisation focussed advice and governance through several board and advisory committee appointments including as a member of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) Advisory Panel and director of solar developer […]

Eric Achtmann

ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

Eric Achtmann is an entrepreneurial executive and board member with a history of exponential value creation in challenging growth and transformation environments. Eric’s established track record of success driving innovation, transformation, and growth spans multiple industries in multi-billion-dollar publicly traded and private companies including Airbus, BMW, Dana, McDonnel-Douglas, McKinsey, and  Whitbread PLC/Costa Coffee. Eric has an […]