Dr David Ireland

Board member, BSc (Hons), BBus, PhD, GAICD

David Ireland is currently Partner and Chief Innovation Officer with ThinkPlace, a strategic design and innovation consultancy. He is also the Founder and Director of Radian Energy, providing renewable energy products to households and businesses across Australia. David has held a range of roles in equity and debt financing as well as research and commercialisation positions in the private, higher education and research sectors. David has applied his entrepreneurial skills and business knowledge to initiatives to address climate change and reduce waste and plastics pollution. He is an Advisory Board member with the Research Centre for Smart Green Cities at Macquarie University (2017 to date), a mentor to Hatch Aquiculture Accelerator (2017 to date) and has been a judge on X-Prize, a world leading innovation competition company (2017-19). Previous roles include General Manager International and Innovation with CSIRO (2010-15) and Manager Innovation and Commercial Development with Uniquest (2008-10). David is an Adjunct Professor in the Business, Economics, and Law Faculty in the University of Queensland. In 2018 he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for not-for-profit leadership and in 2015 he was recognised as one of the world’s top 50 most talented social entrepreneurs.

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