The Centre’s Governance Advisory Committee comprises prominent representatives from the Australian education, research, engineering and business sectors. The Governance Advisory Committee is responsible for advising on OzGrav's: research focus, strategic direction, structure and operating principles, and intellectual property and commercialisation management. The Committee is chaired by Prof Ian Young, who has previously held Vice Chancellor roles at both ANU and Swinburne.
Prof Ian Young AO
Chair, Governance Advisory Committee
Prof Young is Kernot Professor of Engineering at the University of Melbourne, Chief Executive with Conviro Pty Ltd and President, Cloud Campus Pty Ltd. He was previously Vice-Chancellor at the ANU from 2011 to 2016 and Vice-Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology from 2003 to 2011.
Dr Chiara Mingarelli
Marie Curie Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy
Dr Mingarelli is a gravitational wave astrophysicist whose core research is focused on using Pulsar Timing Arrays to detect low-frequency gravitational waves, with forays into electromagnetic counterparts to gravitational-wave events, such as fast radio bursts.
Prof Aleks Subic
Ex-officio member of Governance Advisory Committee
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Development), Swinburne University
Prof Subic is internationally recognised for his research in engineering design and advanced manufacturing, having led numerous global R&D projects in collaboration with industry leading to important translational research outcomes and impact.