Deputy Chair

Jane O’Dwyer is the CEO of the Cooperative Research Centres Association, working at the intersection between research and industry with a mission to advance Australia by unlocking its potential for innovation. Jane has more than 25 years of Australian and international experience stretching across politics, media, peak bodies and higher education. Jane is an alumna of The Australian National University, the University of Wollongong and Curtin University as well as a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She has lived in Tokyo, Washington DC and Rome and has a favourite library and bookstore in each.