Professor Len Sciacca
BEng, PhD, FTSE, FIEAust
Special responsibilities – Chair of the Industry Engagement Working Group, a member of the HR and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
Len Sciacca is a Professor at the University of Melbourne, School of Engineering having been the Chief Partnerships and Engagement for DST Group leading university, industry and community engagement, research partnerships and collaborations. Len has over 30 years research and industrial experience in engineering and senior management roles in Government and industry sectors. He has worked for CSIRO, The Universities of Melbourne and Newcastle and Defence Science Technology Group. Len has extensive experience in forming collaborations and partnerships between stakeholders to form multidisciplinary teams in professional, scientific and engineering environments. He has led several large research and development programs with large teams of scientists and engineers in partnership with universities and industry. Len is a Director of the registered charity Scientific and Support Staff Benevolent Association Ltd, a Fellow of Engineers Australia and a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.