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RISE International Scientific Advisory Panel

RISE is guided by an International Scientific Advisory Panel. The Panel comprises six distinguished experts from a range of fields and institutions, who provide independent advice to the RISE leadership on the scientific integrity of the program.

  • Ted Bianco (Panel Chair)

    Independent Advisor; Honorary Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute; former Director of Innovations & Acting Director, Wellcome Trust

  • Sarah Bell

    Professor of Environment Engineering, Bartlett School of Environment, Energy & Resources, University College London

  • Karen Coelho

    Associate Professor, Madras Institute for Development Studies

  • Christopher Dye

    Visiting Professor of Zoology, Oxford University; Former Director of Strategy, Office of the Director General, World Health Organization

  • Paul Hunter

    Professor in Medicine, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia

  • Diana Wall

    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Biology; and Director, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University

  • Jose Siri

    Senior Science Lead, Our Planet, Our Health program, Wellcome Trust

RISE Governance Advisory Panel

  • John Thwaites

    Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute

  • Cheryl Batagol PSM

    Chair, Environment Protection Authority

  • Ross Coppel

    Deputy Dean and Director of Research, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University

  • Rob Hogarth

    Independent Director