Anna-Maria Arabia

Chief Executive at The Australian Academy of Science

Anna-Maria is the Chief Executive of the Australian Academy of Science. In this role Anna-Maria has led significant reform in global science engagement, in science policy matters, and in improving diversity and inclusion in science. Starting her career as a neuroscientist, Anna-Maria undertook medical research in Australia and abroad, before applying her skills to policy development both in the Australian public service and in politics where she provided policy advice across social and economic portfolios. She has held several senior executive positions including CEO of Science and Technology Australia and Deputy Director at Questacon – the National Science and Technology.

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