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Emeritus Professor Mark Wainwright

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Emeritus Professor

Mark Wainwright has more than 25 years’ experience as chair and board member of co-operative ventures in the higher education and industry sectors including numerous co-operative research centres.

Mark was the founding Chair of the SSE Board before stepping down in November 2019. He was also the former Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney).

He holds a DSc by Research from the University of South Australia, a PhD from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, as well as a MAppSci in Chemical Engineering and a BAppSci in Applied Chemistry from the University of Adelaide.

He is the Chair of Intersect Australia Pty Ltd and the Australian Genomic Cancer Medicine Centre. He is also a director of AARNet Pty Ltd. He is a member of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University International Advisory Board among a long list of distinguished board memberships, external committees, institutes and societies in Australia and overseas.

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