Professor Edwina Cornish AO​

Method of Appointment

Council appointed

Membership Tenure

Appointed 10 July 2017 to 31 December 2019 (inclusive)
Re-appointed 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021 (inclusive)
Re-appointed 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2024 (inclusive)

Current Committees

  • Human Resources Committee (Chair)
  • Recovery and Re-set Committee

Professional Background/experience

B.Sc (Hons) Biochemistry, PhD - the University of Melbourne

Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)

Professor Cornish has extensive experience in leading research within industry and academia. She has contributed to research and innovation policy development through numerous advisory roles to state and federal governments. She is currently a member of the CSIRO Board the South Australian Economic Roundtable.