HMRI Board

Professor Janet Nelson
Professor Janet Nelson
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (University of Newcastle)

Professor Janet Nelson is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research and Innovation) at the University of Newcastle.

Professor Janet Nelson is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research and Innovation) at the University of Newcastle.  In this role, Professor Nelson serves as the University’s chief research officer with responsibilities for the diverse and comprehensive research enterprise.  Professor Nelson came from the University of Idaho and held the position of Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University of Idaho.  Prior to this, Professor Nelson was the Associate Vice-Chancellor of Research Development at the University of Tennessee.  She is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and an Honorary Member of the National Academy of Inventors.

Professor Nelson has over 30 years of experience in scientific research, scientific review and research portfolio administration, complex and multidisciplinary program/project management, business development, and science policy implementation. She is a demonstrated leader with experience across academia, government, not-for-profit organizations, and industry.  She has a keen focus on building and supporting multidisciplinary teams and growing research enterprise. 

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Chair

Kyle Loades
Chair, HMRI Board and Non-Executive Director – HMRI (community)

Directors

Professor Janet Nelson
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (University of Newcastle)
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNEH)
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNELHD)
Kirsten Molloy
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community)
Kirsten Mulley
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community)
Elizabeth Sullivan
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (University of Newcastle)
Institute Director, HMRI
Scott Walkom
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community) | Chair, HMRI Foundation
Professor John Wiggers
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNELHD)
Professor Alex Zelinsky AO
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (University of Newcastle)