Victoria's Lead Scientist

Victoria's Lead Scientist works across the Victorian Government to foster linkages and identify opportunities for economic outcomes by engaging with business, the research sector, government and the broader Victorian community.

The priorities of the Lead Scientist are to:

  • advocate the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to Victoria's economic future
  • enhance university/business engagement and identify opportunities to build scale of activities by facilitating partnerships.
  • scan the horizon for new technologies and provide high level strategic advice on potential social and economic impacts.

Contact details

Telephone: (03) 9651 9038

Email the Lead Scientist

Follow on Twitter: @Vic_LeadSci

Page last updated: 20 October 2021