A/Prof Stella Clark AM
After gaining a PhD in 1984, Stella Clark had a distinguished career in diabetes research before moving into research management. Stella has served as: Chief Executive Officer of the Bio21 Cluster, Victoria’s leading health sciences/biotechnology cluster; Chief Executive Officer of Obesity Australia; General Manager, School of Graduate Studies, University of Melbourne; and Scientific Executive Officer, Baker Medical Research Institute.
She has been President of the Australian Society for Medical Research, Australasian Research Management Society; a Member of NHMRC Council; a Member of NHMRC Council; a Member of the
Leadership Victoria Board; and a Director of the BioMelbourne Network.
Stella currently runs her own consulting business, Stella Connect Pty Ltd, is a Trustee of the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre co-Chairs the Hugh Rogers Fellowships Committee of the Melbourne Boston Sister City Association and is Chair of the Victorian Cancer Biobank Board.
In 2019 Stella received the prestigious Order of Australia, Meritorious and Military award for her significant service to medical research as an advocate for improved standards.