Mr John Simpson – Bionics Institute

Mr John Simpson


Mr John Simpson

John Simpson’s career in the Australian energy sector saw him work with Shell Australia and Shell International over a period of more than 20 years.  He was director of Corporate Affairs and senior corporate adviser to successive Shell CEOs.  He became a Director of Shell Australia in 2002.

John was Deputy Chairman of the National Science and Technology Centre dedicated to the better communication of science.  He has been a Director of some 12 organisations including Scotch College, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and food redistribution charity, SecondBite.

John is currently a Member of Council of Monash University, the Centre for Strategy & Governance and, as a trained journalist and broadcaster, is a frequent contributor to The Australian newspaper.

He is committed to national efforts to improve communication of science and technology and the performance of STEM subjects in Australian schools.


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