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  Chair
 
  Mrs Denise Goldsworthy, BMet Hons, FAIM, GAICD  
 

Telstra Business Woman of the Year 2010 and Owner and Managing Director, Alternate Futures Pty Ltd. Alternate Futures is a consultancy that specialises in facilitating research and development partnerships between research or tech start-up organisations and industry, by addressing knowledge, culture and systems gaps so that win-win partnerships and impactful research and technology programs can be established.

Previously she held a number of senior executive roles for Rio Tinto, including Managing Director of Dampier Salt and Managing Director of HIsmelt. She also has a non-executive Director portfolio, including Chairman of Board for ChemCentre WA, Board member of EFIC, member of the Governing Council and Chair of the Quality, Audit and Risk Committee for Edith Cowan University, and member of the Commercialisation Advisory Board for Curtin University. She is also National Deputy Chair of the Resources Advisory Committee for the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering (ATSE).