Lead Scientist, Victorian State Government
Dr Amanda Caples BSc Hons PhD GAICD is Victoria’s Lead Scientist, a ‘catalyst’ responsible for working across the Victorian Government to identify opportunities for economic outcomes by building relationships between business, the research sector and government.
Director of Phantom Works International
As Director of Phantom Works International, Emily Hughes is responsible for Boeing’s Phantom Works business in Australia, the United Kingdom, Korea, India, and Saudi Arabia. The Phantom Works mission is to create Boeing Defence Space and Security’s next generation of products and services.
Mr Palermo is the second Head of the Australian Space Agency, starting in January 2021 at the agency’s Adelaide headquarters. As head of the agency, he is responsible for overall governance and performance, management, policy leadership and strategic direction.
Dr Katerina Agostino is the Chief of Aerospace Division within the Defence Science and Technology Group, Fishermans Bend, Victoria. The Aerospace Division is responsible for delivering innovative and effective application of science and technology in the Australian military aerospace domain.
Group Captain, Australian Air Force
Group Captain Matt McCormack joined the Australian Air Force in 1990, graduating from the Australian Defence Force Academy in December 1992. He completed his pilot course in 1994 and has flown the DHC-4 Caribou and F/A-18A Hornet prior to his assignment as Officer Commanding No. 81 Wing, starting January 2021.