Liza Noonan is the ASEAN Director for CSIRO; Australia’s national science agency. In this role Liza is responsible for supporting a portfolio of science and innovation activities spanning data science, advanced manufacturing, agriculture & food, health, low emissions technology and environmental sustainability.
Prior to this role Liza was the Executive Manager of Innovation at the CSIRO and founder of the ON Accelerator- Australia’s first national science & technology accelerator supporting public funded research achieve real world impact faster.
Liza has 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 is currently a Non-Executive Director and joint Vice-President at the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore; is an Australian Innovation Awards judge and has previously sat on the Executive Council for the IoT Alliance Australia and served as a non-executive director for the Canberra Innovation Network.
Liza holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of New South Wales and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Liza resides in Singapore with her husband and three children.