Our board

Dr Doreen Clarke

Dr Doreen Clark AM FTSE

Doreen is Chair of Children's Discovery. Doreen is a scientist with extensive experience in business. She was Managing Director of Analchem Bioassay Pty Ltd and a founding director of Organic Crop Protectants Pty Ltd, her major business interest following her retirement from Analchem Bioassay. She is Vice-President of Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. Doreen Clark was made a Member of the Order of Australia in January 1997 for services to science and to education.

Jon Jutsen

Jon Jutsen FTSE

Jon is a leader in energy and carbon management. He founded Energetics in 1984, and it remains Australia’s leading energy and climate change consultancy for business and government. Jon is also Chairman of the Australian Alliance to Save Energy. The focus of the Alliance is to double Australia's energy productivity by 2030 (2XEP). He is a chemical engineer with a Masters in Energy Technology. He was selected as one of the ‘100 Most Influential Engineers in Australia’ and is a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Science and Engineering. He has been named as Engineer of the Year and received Millenium Medal for his contributions to the field. Jon founded the Children's Discovery committee and remains on the Board 14 years later, working towards the next Children's Discovery Centre.

Adam Selinger

Adam Selinger BSc. Grad Dip

Adam is the Executive Director of Children's Discovery and leads the team behind all of our activities. He has a post-gradulate Science Communication degree from the Australian National University and over 25 years experience producing innovative science and technology educational events in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, the UAE and the UK. Adam represented Children's Discovery in a partnership with the University of Wollongong that saw the development of the Early Start Discovery Space. It opened to the public on 20 May 2015. Adam is currently managing our national public library STEM initiative.

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We rely on philanthropy, sponsorship and income we earn from consulting and events.  Please contact us to discuss how you might like to share our mission or call Adam on 0417 690 423.