Engineering in REFOCUS
REFOCUS is a short episode where we revisit some of the key ideas from some of our previous guests on the podcast.
Space 2.0 with Anntonette Dailey
If you’re in space, you’re in the future
Today is the final REFOCUS episode for season 4, and we revisit a very, very early episode where we spoke to Anntonette Dailey, the Executive Director of the Australian Space Agency.
Anny spoke to Mel & Dom about how the agency
is not going to be a NASA
and the role is aims to play in forming our modern society.
About Anntonette Dailey
Anntonette has the coolest job – she’s the Executive Director for Operations and Communications of the Australian Space Agency.
She commenced in the Agency soon after it was established in July 2018. Anny is responsible for the operations of the Agency and ensuring it meets it government requirements as well establishing its governance arrangement. In addition to managing the parliamentary interaction, finances, human resources and event management, Anny is also responsible for all communications for the Agency and has a personal goal to meet the key values of the Agency – namely to inspire Australians and ‘do cool stuff’.
In 2019, Anntonette was identified in the Financial Review’s as one of Australia’s 100 Most Influential Women and the University of Technology Sydney’s young graduate of the year.
As a chartered professional engineer, Anny graduated with honours at the University of Technology Sydney and took on a career in sustainability. Working across multiple Government agencies as well as not for profit and consultancy – Anny brings more than 12 years as a senior executive capability to the Agency.
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