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Liza Noonan

Board & Committees

Government Nominee

Liza Noonan has 20+ years of experience in strategy, innovation management, ecosystem development and deep tech, with significant experience in building and leading teams comprised of multiple organisational disciplines with a strongly affilitative style. Liza also has an extensive network across Australia’s Start-Up and Innovation Community.

Liza Noonan is currently Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Investment NSW, and previously Executive Director Westmead and Macquarie Park Innovation Districts with the Greater Cities Commission. 

As well as various senior roles for CSIRO, Liza had extensive experience in innovation and technology as CEO of Springboard Enterprises Australia, a venture backer of female founded business, and held a variety of leadership roles globally spanning Strategy, Marketing & Innovation in the TMT sector.

Liza holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of New South Wales and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.