Term: 01.01.15−31.12.17; 01.01.18−31.12.20
President (from 13.07.16)
Professor Barney Glover has been a Trustee of the Museum since January 2015, and President since July 2016. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor and President of Western Sydney University. Professor Glover is an accomplished academic leader and experienced Vice-Chancellor. Previously Vice-Chancellor at Charles Darwin University from 2009 to 2013, he has a long record of success in university management and leadership, particularly in research, intellectual property management and major capital development projects. Professor Glover is currently a Board member for the Committee for Sydney and also has significant business leadership credentials through membership on the boards of a range of corporate organisations and several state and national centres covering areas such as health and medical research, energy, mineral exploration and processing and telecommunications. Professor Glover holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics.
Ms Lisa Chung LLB, FAICD
Deputy President (from 04.11.15)
Lisa Chung has been a Trustee of the Museum since January 2014, and has been Deputy President since November 2015. Lisa Chung is a Company Director with several years’ experience in sectors including commercial property and infrastructure, outdoor advertising and mass media, professional services, education and training, visual and creative arts and social and community services. Lisa is currently a Non-Executive Director of Australian Unity and Chairman of privately-owned Urbis Pty Ltd. She is also Chairman of the Front Project and a non-Executive Director of Artspace. Lisa was previously a non-Executive Director of APN Outdoor and the Australian Institute of Management and Chairman of the Benevolent Society. Lisa is a former Partner of Maddocks Lawyers and Blake Dawson.
Term: 11.01.12−31.12.14; 01.01.15−31.12.17; 01.01.18−31.12.20
Tim Ebbeck has been a Trustee of the Museum since 2013. Tim is a Chairman, Non-Executive Director, Board Advisor, Committee Chair, CEO and CFO with extensive experience across Technology, Media, Sport, Consulting and Finance industries. Tim is currently A/NZ CEO of Automation Anywhere Inc, and a Non-Executive Director at Nextgen Distribution. His previous Board roles have included IXUP Ltd, GeoOp Ltd, NVOI Ltd, Syndicate Chairman of the CEO Institute, CPA Australia, Member of Innovation Taskforce and Sustainable Growth Taskforce at the Business Council of Australia, Board advisor to My Wave Limited, Non-Executive Chairman for Insite Organisation Pty Ltd and Non-Executive Director for SkynetGlobal Limited (ASX). Tim also has extensive executive experience as CEO of Oracle Australia New Zealand, Chief Commercial Officer of NBN Co and CEO of SAP Australia New Zealand. He is a former CFO, and Investment Director in the venture capital industry.
Dr Alex Birrell PhD, BVSc, MBA, AICD
Dr Alex Birrell has 20 years’ experience in technology and is currently CEO of PAFtec, a manufacturer and global leader in advanced powered air purifying respirators. During her career, she has worked with Australian technology organisations such as CSIRO, CSL and ResMed. Before joining PAFtec, she was the Director of Commercialisation at ATP Innovations. Dr Birrell also previously worked for Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, one of Australia’s leading teaching hospitals, where she was responsible for research programs in renal and diabetic medicine. In 2010, she co-founded Heads Over Heels, an organisation supporting women CEOs of growth companies. Dr Birrell has a PhD in Medicine (University of Sydney), an MBA (University of NSW) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Paddy is a chartered accountant and registered company auditor. She is a senior partner at PwC, a member of its Board of Partners in Australia and a member of the Global Board overseeing the PwC network internationally where she also chairs its Risk & Operations Committee. She has nearly 30 years’ financial experience with PwC in the UK and Australia across a broad range of clients with a focus on the retail and consumer sector. Paddy is also a director and audit committee chair for various not-for-profit organisations, a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW), and until recently was a director of PwC’s Indigenous Consulting Pty Ltd. She has a passion for the arts and is also a Director of the Sydney Festival and was a Trustee at Sydney Living Museums from 2013-2018.
David Borger BE, MUD
David is currently the Western Sydney Director of the Sydney Business Chamber. A role he has held since 2012. Prior to this, he served in the NSW Labor Government as the Minister for Roads, Minister assisting the Minister for Transport and Roads, Minister for Housing, as well as Minister for Western Sydney. David also previously held the office of Lord Mayor of Parramatta, where he served for three terms. David is currently a Director of Think Planners; and serves as a non-executive director on the boards of the Sydney Festival, Evolve Housing, and the Westmead Medical Research Foundation as well as a member of the advisory board of the Southern Cross Group.
Kellie Hush, BCom
Kellie is a fashion entrepreneur and former Editor-in-Chief, Harper’s BAZAAR Australia with more than 20 years’ experience in the Australian and the international luxury fashion market. Before joining BAZAAR, Hush was the Editor-in-Chief of GRAZIA Australia and fashion editor of The Sydney Morning Herald. She is also a regular fashion commentator on television, radio, in print media and a published author. She is currently a Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Board Director. Kellie is also a founding director of the Australian Fashion Chamber and formerly a Royal Hospital for Women Foundation Board Director and judge for the International Woolmark Prize and the VAMFF National Designer Award.
Eddie Woo teaches mathematics at Cherrybrook Technology High School and is the Leader of Mathematics Growth for the NSW Department of Education. He uploads his everyday classroom lessons to his Youtube channel, Wootube, which has more than 500,000 subscribers and over 27 million views. In 2018, he was named Australia’s Local Hero in the Australian of the Year Awards and listed as one of the Top 10 Teachers in the world by the Global Teacher Prize. He is the host of ABC’s children’s series Teenage Boss and his first book, Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths, is published by Pan Macmillan.